Dr. Robert P. Holley has extensive experience in collection development as a librarian, professor, author, and speaker. He was chief collection development office at the Marriott Library, University of Utah (1980-1988) and Wayne State University (1988-1993, 1998-1999) He frequently taught collection development both in the classroom and online in WSU’s School of Library and Information Science (1993-1998, 2001-2015) to students who intended to work in all types of libraries. From 1980-2015, he selected library materials for the Romance Languages. He has written a bi-monthly column on collection development issues for Against the Grain since 2008 and is a frequent speaker at the Charleston Conference, the premier conference on collection development. He has authored scholarly articles and given presentations on his special interests in collection development including the out-of-print book market, self-publishing, and intellectual freedom.