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A Survey of Weeding Practices in New Zealand  Academic Libraries

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posted on 11.11.2021, 00:14 authored by Johnston, Angus

Weeding is the removal and disposal of materials from a library’s collection that meet criteria set out in the collection development policy. Weeding the print collection of an academic library should be viewed as a means of continuously improving the quality of the collection, reflecting changes in the university’s academic curriculum and meeting patrons’ research needs (Dubicki, 2008). Weeding is often neglected however because of time constraints, a desire to maintain the size of a collection, and the belief that a book may be needed some time in the future ...

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Copyright Date

01/01/2011

Date of Award

01/01/2011

Publisher

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

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Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

Victoria University of Wellington Item Type

Masters Research Paper or Project

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en_NZ

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