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Weeding: The Human Side
Katie Salo
CLASS Presentation 9/21/15
YOU
How do you fit into weeding?
 Self-evaluation and analysis
 Developing a weeding procedure & system
 Figuring out where you fit it in your organization
 Maintaining a positive attitude
CO-WORKERS
How do your co-workers fit into weeding?
 Support team
 Seniority in the department
 Technical services department
 Administration: your director and library board
PATRONS
How do your patrons fit into weeding?
 Finding materials with ease
 Community needs in the library
 Community needs out of the library
 Education, honesty & transparency
CONSORTIUM
How does your consortium fit into weeding?
 Stand-alone library vs. branch library
 ILL offerings
 Reports and statistics
 Trends
Additional Resources
 ALA: Weeding Library Collections
 Awful Library Books: Why We Weed
 CREW Method Manual
Contact
 Email: simplykatie@gmail.com
 Twitter: @storytimekatie
 Blog: http://storytimekatie.com
 Portfolio: http://kmsalo.com

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Weeding: The Human Side

  • 1. Weeding: The Human Side Katie Salo CLASS Presentation 9/21/15
  • 2. YOU
  • 3. How do you fit into weeding?  Self-evaluation and analysis  Developing a weeding procedure & system  Figuring out where you fit it in your organization  Maintaining a positive attitude
  • 5. How do your co-workers fit into weeding?  Support team  Seniority in the department  Technical services department  Administration: your director and library board
  • 7. How do your patrons fit into weeding?  Finding materials with ease  Community needs in the library  Community needs out of the library  Education, honesty & transparency
  • 9. How does your consortium fit into weeding?  Stand-alone library vs. branch library  ILL offerings  Reports and statistics  Trends
  • 10. Additional Resources  ALA: Weeding Library Collections  Awful Library Books: Why We Weed  CREW Method Manual
  • 11. Contact  Email: simplykatie@gmail.com  Twitter: @storytimekatie  Blog: http://storytimekatie.com  Portfolio: http://kmsalo.com