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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.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/20/2020
Where: Online
United States
Contact: This Webinar is archived and will be made available to you on demand
513-751-4422


Online registration is available until: 9/1/2999
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ARCHIVED EVENT:Weeding 101

This Webinar is archived and will be made available to you on demand

 

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?

Types of people who should attend. Feel free to add types or be more descriptive. Delete those not needed & this line.

  • Adult Services Staff
  • Children's Services
  • Circulation
  • Collection Development
  • K-12 Library Staff
  • Public Library Staff
  • Reference
  • School Library Media Specialists
  • Support Staff
  • Technical Services
  • Tween Services
  • YA Services

Competencies Covered (Competency Index for the Library Field):

  • Library Collection Competencies
  • Collection Development & 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 our Ohio Service Area
$20 for everyone else

 

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