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Weeding and maintenance of reference collections

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference services (Libraries),
  • Libraries -- Special collections -- Reference books,
  • Discarding of books, periodicals, etc,
  • Collection development (Libraries),
  • Reference books -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSydney J. Pierce, editor.
    ContributionsPierce, Sydney J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ711 .W4 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1871375M
    ISBN 101560240016
    LC Control Number90030910

      The library has a number of different collections with different types of materials. General Collection - the majority of the library's materials are part of the general collection, and are shelved in order by call number on the main shelves at both the Eureka and Del Norte in the general collection include most nonfiction as well as some fiction titles, particularly those that Author: Cathy Cox. 2. To set procedures for acquiring new materials and for weeding the collection which will ensure the development and maintenance of a complete, current and convenient reference collection. B. Subject Scope of the Collection. 1. The Reference Collection provides basic and in depth information sources in the mission areas of this university.

    This is a useful reference guide on weeding for any librarian. The book focuses more towards public library needs and standards. I still found it useful in the community college setting, particularly because we use Dewey and have more of a general collection focus.4/5.   His approach is based on the new understanding of the relationship between in-library use and circulation use. A section dealing with reference (noncirculating) collections has been added, and the chapter on computer-assisted weeding has been completely rewritten to help librarians streamline the weeding process. All forms have been redesigned/5(15).

    On-demand weeding webinar recordings from the Florida Division of Library and Information Services, including Weeding , Creating an Ongoing Weeding and Inventory Plan, and Getting into the Habit of Regular Collection Weeding and : Steve Cauffman. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.


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Heads of reference will find Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collections full of useful information, from the specific criteria and detailed methods contributed by several librarians who have found success in weeding their reference collections, to the practical hints on planning and evaluating collection contents and : Linda S Katz.

CD-ROM sources in the reference collection: issues of access and maintenance / Mary Pagliero Popp, A.F.M. Fazle Kabir --Client-driven reference collections for the s / Marie B.

Waters --Discovering how information seekers seek: methods of measuring reference collection use / Mary Biggs --"Use" as a criterion for the weeding of reference.

Heads of reference will find Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collections full of useful information, from the specific criteria and detailed methods contributed by several librarians who have found success in weeding their reference collections, to the practical hints on planning and evaluating collection contents and : Paperback.

Heads of reference will find Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collections full of useful information, from the specific criteria and detailed methods contributed by several librarians who have found success in weeding their reference collections, to the practical hints on planning and evaluating collection contents and : Linda S Katz.

CD-ROM sources in the reference collection: issues of access and maintenance / Mary Pagliero Popp and A.F.M. Fazle Kabir --Client-driven reference collections for the s / Marie B.

Waters --Discovering how information seekers seek: methods of measuring reference collection use / Mary Biggs --"Use" as a criterion for the weeding of. As budgets decline and libraries look to use their space in new and creative ways, physical reference collections are obvious targets for heavy weeding.

Here at my library, we are reducing our reference collection by 50%. At our branches, reference collections will be cut by 75%. Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collections by Linda S.

Katz,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Weeding Library Collections: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for Library Collection Evaluation – from the American Library Association. Includes LOTS of great links. The CREW Method: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries – by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Weeding Library Collections – from   Dr. Pierce has organized the topics of her book into relevant chapters. These chapters, bound to appeal to a variety of needs, address and discuss the problems and management of growing reference collections.

As many librarians find weeding reference books a difficult task, most reference departments suffer from a lack of space as a : Taylor And Francis. Strategies for collection maintenance, including the all-important issue of weeding This important new book will help librarians make better reference decisions, aligned to customer needs and expectations, especially significant with today's limited budgets.

A program for the systematic weeding of the reference collection Mathews, Eleanor and David A. Tyckoson The Reference Librarian 29 (): The authors believe weeding to be an integral part of the collection development program.

Weeding and Maintenance of Reference Collections Pierce, S.J. (ed.) New York: Haworth Press, About Collection Maintenance We take care of the libraries’ physical collection ensuring that it is easily accessible to all our patrons and kept in good condition. Our responsibilities include shelving, shifting, sorting, binding, searching for missing items, preservation, and Author: Katie Elstad.

Weeding is the process of regularly removing outdated or irrelevant library resources. It's sometimes called deselection (in contrast to selection) or culling. Items are weeded from your collection based on a set of criteria relevant to your school community.

The criteria are usually included in. A full explanation of The CREW Method is found in the print book The CREW Method: Expanded Guidelines for Collection Evaluation and Weeding for Small and Medium-sized Public Libraries by Belinda Boone, Texas State Library ().

Sommer, Mark. “Book Weeding, Changes Stir Debate at Central Library.” Buffalo News, Janu Singer, Carol. “Weeding Gone Wild: Planning and Implementing a Review of the Reference Collection.” Reference and User Services Quarterly, p.

Hosted by ALCTS The Association for Library Collections and Technical File Size: 1MB. Periodic weeding of the Library’s collections ensures that they are current and relevant, and aligned with local information needs, the curriculum, and research patterns.

Weeding also ensures the availability of shelf space for continued growth of the collections and contributes to the ease of access. OPAL–Ohio Private Academic Libraries–Weeding Guidelines.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Library Book Weeding. Weeding Collections: A Four Library Perspective. Information Access & Delivery: Collection Maintenance & Weeding from the School Library Media Specialist online course.

Weeding a Church Library. Green Weeding wiki. Weeding - removing library materials from your collection - is an often forgotten, yet integral part of collection development.

In this course you will first discover why that is true, and then learn the techniques of weeding, develop policies and avoid common pitfalls.

Collection Maintenance. The Libraries strive to keep collections valuable and useful through regular and ongoing projects involving preservation, conservation, replacement, and de-selection or weeding. Preservation and Conservation. Decisions will be made continuously on how to handle worn books and whether they should be mended, rebound, or.

This is the essential guide to the knowledge and tools needed to successfully manage reference collections. Fundamentals of Managing Reference Collections offers insight and best practice for designing, organizing and maintaining both tangible and virtual reference collections, no matter the size, and shows why managing without a plan is a recipe for clutter and confusion.

Collection Maintenance The resources of the library is developed and maintained under the following conditions: The collection is mainly confined to the subject of specialization. Books, non-book and electronic materials are cataloged and classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System.

Weeding/Deselection.WEEDING AND COLLECTION MAINTENANCE. It is the policy of the Library to develop and maintain collections that meet customer needs for current and retrospective information and further address customers' cultural, educational, and recreational needs and interests.

Weeding is an ongoing process essential to this end.maintenance, weeding, and discarding. Keep in mind that no single process will serve the needs of all libraries. CREW: A Weeding Manual for Modern Libraries offers guidelines, and attempts to explain the reasons behind the guidelines, but every library should consider the needs of their particular community and adjust the guidelines Size: KB.