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The weeding handbook : a shelf-by-shelf guide

Author: Rebecca Vnuk
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A library is an ever-changing organism. When done the right way, weeding helps a library thrive by focusing its resources on those parts of the collection that are the most useful to its users. This handbook takes the guesswork out of this delicate but necessary process, giving public and school library staff the knowledge and the confidence to effectively weed any collection, of any size. Going through the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vnuk, Rebecca.
Weeding handbook
(DLC) 2015008707
(OCoLC)908107263
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Vnuk
ISBN: 9780838913277 083891327X 9780838913628 0838913628 9780838913611 083891361X
OCLC Number: 911128213
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 196 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The basics --
Shelf by shelf, 000, 100, 200 --
Shelf-by-shelf, 300s --
Shelf by shelf, 400s and 500s --
Shelf by shelf, 600s --
Shelf by shelf, 700s --
Shelf by shelf, 800s and fiction --
Shelf by shelf, 900s and biography --
Other areas of the collection --
Special considerations for youth collections --
Weeding gone wrong --
The importance of a collection development plan --
Appendix : annotated sample collection development plans.
Responsibility: Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist collection management editor.

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A library is an ever-changing organism; when done the right way, weeding helps a library thrive by focusing its resources on those parts of the collection that are the most useful to its users. This  Read more...

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