Weeding a Periodical Collection in the Academic Environment: A Case Study

Massey, Tinker Weeding a Periodical Collection in the Academic Environment: A Case Study., 2006 . In 26th Annual Charleston Conference, Charleston (US), 8-11 November 2006. [Conference paper]


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There are some very good reasons for weeding serial collections in an academic environment: keeping the collection current and/or appropriate to the primary needs of the teaching and research in the institution; preservation or conservation purposes; or, to make room on the shelves for more titles or volumes or both. Most academic libraries are not blessed with unending space, so room on the shelves becomes a mandate of sizeable proportions. lack of space is the greatest cause of weeding projects.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: journals ; de-accessioning ; deselecting ; withdrawing ; discarding
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JC. Withdrawals.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HA. Periodicals, Newspapers.
Depositing user: Norm Medeiros
Date deposited: 21 Feb 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:06
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/9023


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