Monday, May 16, 2016

Feel the Need to Weed!


Reaching Across Illinois Library System. (July 24, 2015). Feel the need to weed! Retrieved from

In this RAILS(Reaching Across Illinois Library System) video, Rebecca Vnuk, librarian and author of The Weeding Handbook(2015) and Head of Youth Services, Veronica De Fazio, offer some great basics on how to weed a collection whether in a public library setting or academic setting.  While this video is designed for someone who has never embarked on this endeavor before, it is thorough and the Question & Answer portion starting at 51:21 offers useful specifics for a variety of situations.  Get your basics covered with this hour long watch.

A little bit of food for thought:

J. Hasselberger
Spring 2016

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