Author Archives: Pat Tully

Weeding project – Round 1

Update, Nov. 23, 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.  In the meantime, the … Continue reading

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More than you want to know about weeding criteria …

This past summer the weeding committee worked with R2 Consulting to analyze the library’s collections and compile data to determine what volumes we might withdraw from our collections.  R2 Consulting is a firm specializing in library workflow analysis, organizational structure, … Continue reading

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Why weed the collection?

(Revised from University Librarian blog post posted on Feb. 1, 2011) “Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.”  ~Dennis Breeze Weeding.  It is not a fun subject, either for librarians or for faculty and students … Continue reading

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