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The study looked at the development of electronic resources collections in university libraries from a conceptual standpoint. It makes use of schema to show how the principles of electronic resources collection development practices in university libraries are related. In order to gain a clearer understanding of the relationships between the concepts in electronic resources collection creation practices in university libraries, an author-designed conceptual diagram was used. The study concluded that the activities were enunciated in the conceptual context and schema created for the study, and that in order to achieve a balanced set of electronic tools, one must grasp all of the concepts and put them to good use.