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Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 - 5:58 pm
62 percent of the book collection has not circulated in 5 years

With the need to reduce the size of our stacks, the Library needs the help of faculty.

What does faculty involvement look like?

Faculty will be hearing from their subject liaison librarian. You may be asked to review spreadsheets or check carts of books.

What do our timelines look like?

We will be weeding the collection… Read More

Rightsizing the Library Collection

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 - 5:49 pm
Stacks on the third floor of the John L. Haar Library

In preparation for Phase 1 on the renovation of the John L. Haar Library we will need to reduce the size of the print collection by approximately 25,500 volumes (or 10 percent). Print books, DVDs and bound journals will be removed based on several factors, including condition, age, disciplinary emphasis on physical monographs, relevance to the curriculum, and past use. Librarians will be… Read More

Library Renovations: The planning has started

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Library Renovations

This past year a study for the renovation and expansion of the John L. Haar Library was developed through an iterative and collaborative process with Facilities Management and Operations, University LIbrary staff, students, partners and other stakeholders through a series of workshops and "pop-up" events on campus.

Many issues and concerns were identified, from needing more bookable… Read More