A collection is a subset of a catalogue. Its function is to hold all the individual items related to it. To add a collection to a library click here.
Examples for this are:
- a training course that has a DVD and pamphlet.
- a song that has an mp3, chord sheet and notes.
In these examples the collection holds the items.
A book library could have a collection based on genre of book e.g. fiction, non fiction, sport, prayer etc.
A music library could have a catalogue called funeral songs, the collections would be the songs and under each song could be items relating to it.
Note: Always remember the hierarchy structure for libraries follows Library, Catalogue, Collection, Item. Click here for more info.