Education titles ready to review

Thursday, Mar 12, 2020 - 4:13 pmrightsizing

The list of Education titles (the letter “L” in the Library of Congress subject heading classification system) identified for removal is available here:

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History Books Available For Review

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 - 10:36 amrightsizing

Books from the call numbers CB (History of civilization), CE (Technical Chronology), CT (Biography), D (History - general), DA (Great Britain), DJK (Eastern Europe), DL (Northern Europe), DP (Spain), DS (Asia), DT (Africa), DU (Oceania) and E (America) have been pulled for deselection. They are available for review until Monday, March 16, 2020. For an appointment, contact Valla -3663.

Second half of the Fine Art and Design titles are ready for Faculty to review.

Friday, Feb 28, 2020 - 11:44 amrenovations

About 500 titles have been identified for removal from the collection. Targeted titles have a bright pink/red dot on the spine: damaged books, older editions, multiple copies, as well as dictionaries and handbooks (majority of which we are available electronically) are primary candidates.

Titles located between NA 2853 - NZ 260 are ready for review. If in your opinion… Read More

Emergency Communications and Response Titles for Review

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 - 1:40 pmrightsizing

Please find the discard list for emergency communications and response here:

Emerg Comm - Faculty.xlsx

Items selected for discarding are either….

Business Titles Ready for Faculty Review

Monday, Feb 3, 2020 - 8:59 amrenovations

In response to renovation and consolidation requirements for space in the library, Business librarians undertook a review of the collection. 

Newer items or items used within the last five years have been kept. All other titles not fitting these requirements were reviewed… Read More

Physics, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Astronomy, Computer Science and Mathematics/Statistics ready for faculty review

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 - 3:38 pmrightsizing

Provided for your review are two lists of titles for potential deselection may be found in the attached google sheets. These spreadsheets include and are organized by title, call number, date or last checkout.

Statistics titles for Faculty Review

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General Works (A) Available For Review

Friday, Jan 24, 2020 - 9:25 amrightsizing

Books from the call number A (museum methods, academies and learned societies, history of scholarship and learning) have been pulled for deselection. They can be viewed in the archives reading room until February 7, 2020. For an appointment, contact Valla -3663.

First half of Fine Art and Design titles are ready for Faculty to Review

Thursday, Jan 23, 2020 - 10:50 amrenovations

About 500 titles have been identified for removal from the collection. Targeted titles have a bright pink dot on the spine: damaged books, older editions, multiple copies, as well as dictionaries and handbooks (majority of which we are available electronically) are primary candidates.

Titles located between N1 – NA 2853 are ready for review. If in your opinion a title… Read More

Second Half of Call Number 'P' Ready with Pink Dots for Review by Faculty

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 - 10:19 amrightsizing

The right side of the Literature collection, call number range PR255–> PZ49 contains about 25,000 titles and approximately 1,000 have been carefully chosen for removal from the collection by Librarian Joan Morrison (English/Languages/Linguistics). These books are mostly titles where we have multiple copies resulting from the merging of the Campus … Read More

Arts & Cultural Management, Music, and Theatre titles for Review

Monday, Jan 20, 2020 - 10:42 amrightsizing

List of Titles marked for deselection in Arts & Cultural Management, Music, and Theatre subject-areas.

General Criteria 

Primary: Duplicate, Poor Condition, Old Edition

Secondary: Years in library vs. number of… Read More