Less is More: A Practical Guide to Weeding School Library Collections
Weeding is the unglamorous side of the library selection coin, yet for vibrant, quality collections, it is critically important. To make weeding part of a library's ongoing procedures, it's best to do it in manageable doses. Now, school and children's librarians nationwide can reap the benefit of Florida's popular Weed of the Month program. This user-friendly guide: explains the ins and outs, including why weeding is such an important task; outlines the steps to get started; breaks weeding criteria down by over 70 topics and Dewey numbers so the task isn't overwhelming; clarifies how to use automation tools in weeding; and, suggests newer titles as replacements to upgrade collections.
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General Weeding Guidelines
Getting Started and Keeping On Keeping On
Weeding Criteria by Topic and Dewey Number
What Automation Hath Wrought
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