Weeding Basics for Public Libraries

Weeding is critically important for a vibrant, quality collection. This webinar offers  practical guidelines with specific criteria will inspire a fresh take on your collection.  Eliminating outdated, worn, or trivial items not only improves circulation, but maximizes the impact of your collection.

 In this interactive webinar program participants will be provided a variety of tools that can be used to:

  • ·Add ILS reports/analytics to MUSTY for efficient use of time/resources

  • ·Exceptions/Special Considerations

  •  Develop a weeding schedule

  • Understand weeding’s place in Collection Development and staff/public’s resistance

  • Avoid Common Missteps

  • Maintain the quality and relevance of your collection through ongoing evaluation including use of the MUSTY method

  • Identify items for acquisition and deselection