The art of weeding at Duluth Public Library

For librarians facing the distressing task of discarding books, here is an interesting article about the evaluation process at Duluth Public Library. Looks at how "sleepers", or books that haven't been checked out in years are either saved from weeding or discarded.
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This article is a really great explanation of what weeding is. It would be a good basis for a handout or website for those inevitable "how could you get rid of books???" questions.

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