English: This department has a large enrollment and typically over 100 majors. A high number of Gen Ed courses and the timeliness of the subject mean that a book collection that supports scholarship is essential. Focus of weed will be on zero-use, non-essential volumes.
Physics: This is a small department with few faculty and about 50 majors. Because information goes out of date quickly, books are less important than journals. Focus of weed will be on outdated and little-used material.