Author Archives: Pat Tully

Round 1 winding down …

As you know, the deadline for faculty to review and mark the Round 1 withdrawal candidate lists is the end of this month.  Round 1 includes lists of books with call numbers beginning A – G. What happens next (Round … Continue reading

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Update: April 10, 2012

At the April faculty meeting last week I did a short presentation on the status of the weeding project.  Here is a summary of the presentation and of the questions following it: In the past several months we have gotten … Continue reading

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Weeding: It’s not just for monographs …

UPDATE, April 2, 2012:  Thank you to everyone who responded!  Because of the concerns you expressed about the usability of the online versions of many of these titles, we have decided to retain several of them (see below for indications … Continue reading

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Rethinking Library Resources presentation on Feb. 28

The campus conversation about the library weeding project is continuing.  On Friday, February 17 Andrew Klein, Science Librarian, spoke about the project at an NSM lunch, and there was an excellent discussion afterward.  Thanks to everyone who took part! The … Continue reading

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Campus discussion begins – A(T)R summary

Thanks to everyone who attended the February 7th A(T)R on the weeding project and participated in the discussion afterwards.  For those of you not able to attend, here is a summary: The project Last fall the library began a project … Continue reading

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Update: January 13, 2012

Just before the holidays, the newly-formed Library Faculty Advisory Committee (LFAC) met to discuss the weeding project and the move of the Art Library into Olin.  LFAC recommended to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rob Rosenthal that the … Continue reading

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Update: December 8, 2011

In response to concerns about the project expressed in the facultyforum listserv and elsewhere, we are working with faculty leadership to make adjustments that we hope will address some of these concerns. To this end, Rob Rosenthal has re-established the … Continue reading

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Recent faculty forum discussions, part 2

There have been a number of messages about the project sent to the faculty forum listserv since my last post a few days ago; this post is to answer some of the new questions that have been posed.  Thanks again … Continue reading

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Recent faculty forum discussions

In the past several days there have been a lot of messages about the weeding project both on the faculty forum listserv and sent directly to me.  I’ve responded to people individually, but since these concerns are no doubt shared … Continue reading

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Concerns and questions …

October 12, 2011:  Thanks to Phyllis Rose, Professor of English Emerita, for allowing us to post this exchange via the project email: weeding@wesleyan.edu: Phyllis Rose (PR): Hello and good luck with your project, which seems as necessary as it is … Continue reading

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