A major review of the reference collection in Bowling Green State University's Jerome Library was made necessary by the decision to incorporate the materials from the reference collection in the science library. The process of planning and implementing this collection review is described, emphasizing how this process has been affected by changes in technology and the demands made by library users. Suggestions that may help ensure a successful review are included.
Originally appeared in Reference & User Services Quarterly published by the American Library Association in 2008, vol. 47, issue 3. A published pdf of the article can be found at: http://journals.ala.org/rusq/issue/view/219
Singer, Carol A., "Weeding Gone Wild: Planning and Implementing a Review of the Reference Collection" (2008). University Libraries Faculty Publications. 26.
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