Weeding the Zs: A Collaborative Rightsizing Project in A Large Academic Library

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In the fall of 2018, Penn State Libraries took the first step in responding to a library committee recommendation to rightsize the collection at the University Park campus in preparation for renovations taking place over the next four to five years. A collaborative weeding project involving items with Z LoC classification began in an effort to establish criteria and processes that could pave the way for future weeding projects and processes for weeding on an ongoing basis. This article explores Penn State Libraries’ effort to engage in a collaborative weeding project focused on a collection that has great relevance to the profession.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSerials Librarian
StateAccepted/In press - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Library and Information Sciences

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