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This presentation was delivered as part of a lively lunch session at the Charleston Conference 2011. It describes a current research project exploring the concept of the library collection with particular reference to social enterprise. It examines the challenges of identifying emerging interdisciplinary subjects and building library collections to support these. It considers the impact of new types of communities (online and geographically distributed) on collection processes, as well as the significance of new formats and community-generated content. The session included questions for the audience and opportunities for discussion of some of the broader issues raised. In this version of the presentation, interview quotations have been paraphrased.