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Rules of thumb for deselecting, relocating, and retaining bound journals
Purpose – Like many other academic libraries, Joyner Library at East Carolina University has experienced pressure in recent years to convert stacks space to other uses. The rise of electronic collections coupled with the ...
Weeding One STEPP at a Time
Joyner Library recently had to make space for a new campus partner. To do so we focused our activity on print journals. We created a set of rules guiding our deselection, storage, and retention decisions.
Trusting Digital Preservation for Print Collection Management, Or How Librarians Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the "E"
This article advocates planning for the management of print collections in light of digital preservation activities. Three activities include deduplicating print holdings from archival online journal packages, participating ...
Back to Basics: International Collection Development on a Shoestring
(East Carolina University, 2009)
This article explores collection development for small libraries facing an extremely restricted budget, with an additional focus on international school libraries. Drawing on the author’s experience as a professional ...
Applying the basics to improve the collection
(East Carolina University, 2008)
This article serves as a follow-up to an article published in Collection Building (Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 129-133) entitled, "Inventory: catalyst for collection development" which discussed the direct outcomes of an inventory ...
Inventory: catalyst for collection development
(East Carolina University, 2006)
Purpose : The intent of this article is to show the direct outcomes of an inventory project, which served as the catalyst for collection development improvements. Design/methodology/approach : An inventory project was ...