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A Survey of Weeding Practices in New Zealand Academic Libraries

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Show simple item record Johnston, Angus 2011-08-07T23:41:41Z 2011-08-07T23:41:41Z 2011 2011 2011
dc.description.abstract 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 ... en_NZ
dc.language.iso en_NZ
dc.subject Weeding en_NZ
dc.subject Deselecting en_NZ
dc.subject Libraries en_NZ
dc.title A Survey of Weeding Practices in New Zealand Academic Libraries en_NZ
dc.type Text en_NZ
vuwschema.contributor.unit School of Information Management en_NZ
vuwschema.subject.marsden 280103 Information Storage, Retrieval and Management en_NZ
vuwschema.subject.marsden 289999 Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences en_NZ
vuwschema.type.vuw Masters Research Paper or Project en_NZ

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