Monthly Archives: May 2014

Weeding

Our library is about to get a new Library management system and a new RFID system.  So in the next few weeks I have to adjust to a new LMS and tag approximately 30,000 resources.  Each tag costs money and … Continue reading

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Library Collection Development Policy

6.1 Why have a collection policy? A Library Collection Development Policy shows interested people the purpose of the collection (why it exists) and demonstrates how the library goals and objectives are to be achieved. This document helps users to understand … Continue reading

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Censorship and dealing with objections

What strategies can you identify, or find in school library management texts, that could assist in dealing with a complaint from a community member about a resource in the school library collection? The common and accepted response to this seems … Continue reading

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Weeding the Collection

I have only been in my TL position just over a year. In that time I have been aware that the fiction section was quite out of date and set about purchasing current texts to appeal to our students. I … Continue reading

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