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Title: Weeding : its importance
Authors: Anita Basak
Keywords: Weeding
five laws of library science
core collection
CREW method
weeding barrier
Issue Date: 14-Oct-2014
Abstract: Weeding is the process of removal of old, obsolete and less used library materials. It is an important part of collection development. Its importance is observed here through different views of many eminent library professionals. The study here briefly analyses the basic parameters or criteria of weeding implementing weeding process in any library. Even methods of weeding are widely discussed here for adopting the process. lnspite of many usefulness of weeding, some of the hindrances make library professionals reluctant to accept this procedure in the library. This study recapitulates the alternatives to weeding for making the non-use library materials to the useful one.
Description: Abstract of the article published in the IASLIC Bulletin Vol.59 No.2 June 2014. IASLIC Bulletin is a Peer-Reviewed Quarterly Journal published by the Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC) from Kolkata, India.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/8709
ISSN: 0018-8441
Appears in Collections:Vol.59 No.2 June 2014

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