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Author Vnuk, Rebecca, author.

Title The weeding handbook : a shelf-by-shelf guide / Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist collection management editor.

Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  025.216 VNU    AVAILABLE
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Description xix, 196 pages : illustrations, charts ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents 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 -- The importance of a collection development plan -- Appendix A. Public: Morton Grove Public Library, IL -- Appendix B. Public: La Grange Public Library, IL -- Appendix C. Public: Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA -- Appendix D. Public: Memorial Hall Library, Andover, MA -- Appendix E. Public: Glen Ellyn Public Library, IL -- Appendix F. Public: Chicago Public Library, IL -- Appendix G. Public: Seattle Public Library, WA -- Appendix H. Academic: Columbia University, NY -- Appendix I. Academic: Emmanuel d'Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester, MA -- Appendix J. School media center: Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore, MD -- Appendix K. School media center: Georgetown Independent School District, Georgetown, TX.
Subject Discarding of books, periodicals, etc. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Collection development (Libraries) -- United States -- Policy statements.
Public libraries -- Collection development -- United States.
ISBN 9780838913277 (pbk. : alk. paper)
083891327X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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