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SWON Webinar - Weeding 101

FREE for members ($15/$20) - Weeding, the withdrawal of materials from a library’s collection, is a necessary process of collection development. Some library professionals, however, may find the task of weeding daunting. Why should we weed? How often should we weed? What criteria should we use in making deselection decisions? This webinar will help to answer these questions and more by discussing the best practices of weeding a public library collection.

9/6/2018
When: 09/06/2018
11 am - 12 pm
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422


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Weeding 101

Weeding, the withdrawal of materials from a library’s collection, is a necessary process of collection development. Some library professionals, however, may find the task of weeding daunting. Why should we weed? How often should we weed? What criteria should we use in making deselection decisions? This webinar will help to answer these questions and more by discussing the best practices of weeding a public library collection.

Who should attend?

  • Technical Services Librarians and staff
  • Librarians and staff responsible for maintaining collections at their library
  • Librarians and staff responsible for ordering materials for their library

Competencies Covered:

  • Collection Development and Management

Presenters:

Sarah Geisler has worked in public libraries for over ten years, with experience in reference, children’s services, and collection development. She currently works as Collection Services Librarian at the Campbell County Public Library in Northern Kentucky. She has a B.A. in Asian Studies from Mount Holyoke College and an M.L.S. from Queens College, City University of New York, and she was a 2007 ALA Spectrum Scholar.

CEUs:

OLC accepts 1 CEU.

KDLA accepts up to CEU. 

ISL accepts up to 1 LEU/TLEU.

Price:

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions 
$15 for everyone in Ohio
$20 for everyone else

 

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