Category Archives: Weeding Round 1

UPDATE: Rounds 2, 3 – and 4

First the bad news:  As of January, 2013, we have withdrawn 21,398 volumes.  This is about a third of the way to our 60,000-volume withdrawal target.  Since the total number of Round 3 withdrawal candidates is only 36,018, this is … Continue reading

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Round 1 ends; Round 2 begins …

The Round 1 withdrawal candidate lists (for books with call numbers beginning with A – G) were closed for faculty review on May 31.  Librarians are just completing their final review of the lists this week.  We will then delete … Continue reading

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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: 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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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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