Weeding Fundamentals for Public Libraries

Weeding is the less glamorous side of collection management. It can be a tricky task. What goes? What stays? What if I need that some day? Yet, weeding is critically important for a vibrant, quality collection. This dose of simple, practical guidelines with specific criteria will inspire a fresh take on your collection. 

In this interactive webinar program, Jill Burket Ragase will give you a variety of tools that you will be able to use to:

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

  • Identify items for acquisition and deselection

  • Developing policies for the withdraw and disposal of materials