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Weeding the collection

Selected materials available for loan from Georgia Public Library Service (PINES policy name STATELIB-L; OCLC WorldShare ILL symbol GSL)

Printed Materials

Baumbach, Donna J., and Linda L. Miller. 2006. Less is more: a practical guide to weeding school library collections. Chicago: American Library Association.

Boon, Belinda, and Joseph P. Segal. 1995. The CREW method: expanded guidelines for collection evaluation and weeding for small and medium-sized public libraries. Austin, Tex: Texas State Library.

Gwinnett County Public Library. 2002. Weeding manual. 2nd ed. [Gwinnett, Ga.]: Gwinnett County Public Library.

Slote, Stanley J. 1997. Weeding library collections: library weeding methods. 4th ed. Englewood, Colo: Libraries Unlimited.

Articles

Collier, Ginny. "The reluctant weeder." Children & Libraries: The Journal Of The Association For Library Service To Children 8, no. 2 (Summer/Fall 2010): 51-53. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed February 26, 2014). http://proxygsu-pub1.galileo.usg.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lxh&AN=52829030&site=ehost-live.

Moroni, Alene E. "Weeding in a digital age." Library Journal 137, no. 15 (September 15, 2012): 26-28. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed February 26, 2014). http://proxygsu-pub1.galileo.usg.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lxh&AN=80445399&site=ehost-live.

Saricks, Joyce. "At leisure: the lessons of weeding." Booklist 108, no. 1 (September 2011): 43. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed February 26, 2014). http://proxygsu-pub1.galileo.usg.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lxh&AN=65448345&site=ehost-live.

Stephens, Michael. "Collection bashing & trashing." Library Journal 138, no. 13 (August 2013): 42. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed February 26, 2014). http://proxygsu-pub1.galileo.usg.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lxh&AN=90098203&site=ehost-live.

Vnuk, Rebecca. “Weeding tips: the basics.” Booklist Online February 15, 2012. http://www.booklistonline.com/Weeding-Tips-The-Basics-Rebecca-Vnuk/pid=5346510.

Young, Diane J. "Get to effective weeding." Library Journal 134, no. 19 (November 15, 2009): 36. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, EBSCOhost (accessed February 26, 2014). http://proxygsu-pub1.galileo.usg.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lxh&AN=45253839&site=ehost-live.

Selected Web resources

“Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE), Course 4: Weeding the Collection,” Idaho Commission for Libraries, accessed February 27, 2014, http://lili.org/forlibs/ce/able/course4/01index.htm.

Boon, Belinda, May 4, 2009, “Weeding Library Collections,” Small Libraries…BIG ideas Blog, accessed February 27, 2014, http://olcsmalllibraries.wordpress.com/2009/05/04/weeding-library-collections/.

“CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries,” Texas State Library and Archives Commission, accessed February 27, 2014, https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ld/pubs/crew/index.html.

“Sending Books to Needy Libraries: Book Donation Programs,” American Library Association, accessed February 27, 2014, http://www.ala.org/tools/libfactsheets/alalibraryfactsheet12#discards.

 “Weeding,” Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, accessed February 27, 2014, http://www.azlibrary.gov/cdt/weeding.aspx.

And just for fun!:

”Weed It! CSLA 2010 Book Cart Drill Team,” YouTube, accessed February 27, 2014, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50aUM6vWFxY.

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