Less is More: A Practical Guide to Weeding School Library Collections

Less is More: A Practical Guide to Weeding School Library Collections


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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.

About Author

* Donna J. Baumbach is Professor of instructional Technology/Educational Media at the University of General Florida and director of the Florida SUNLINK Project * Linda L. Miller is Associate Director of the Florida SUNLINK Project

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780838909195
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780838909195
  • ISBN10: 0838909191

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