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The weeding handbook : a shelf-by-shelf guide  Cover Image Book Book

The weeding handbook : a shelf-by-shelf guide

Vnuk, Rebecca, (author.).


"Filled with field-tested strategies and adaptable collection development policies, this updated handbook will enable libraries to bloom by maintaining a collection that users actually use"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780838937174 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0838937179 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 214 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The basics -- Shelf by shelf: 000, 100, 200 -- Shelf by shelf: 300s -- Shelf by shelf: 400s and 500s -- Shelf by shelf: 600s -- Shelf by shelf: 700s -- Shelf by shelf: 800s and fiction -- Shelf by shelf: 900s and biography -- Other areas of the collection -- Special considerations for youth collections -- Weeding gone wrong -- Diversity and inclusion -- The importance of a collection development plan -- Suggested reading -- Appendix: Annotated sample collection development plans.
Subject: Discarding of books, periodicals, etc. > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Collection development (Libraries) > United States > Policy statements.
Public libraries > Collection development > United States.
Élagage dans les bibliothèques > Guides, manuels, etc.
Bibliothèques publiques > Développement des collections > États-Unis.
Collection development (Libraries)
Discarding of books, periodicals, etc.
Public libraries > Collection development.
United States.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


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APLS 025.216 VNU 2022 31291002951034 STACKS Available -

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