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  The Process of Weeding Out - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Process of Weeding Out is an EP released by Black Flag in 1985 on SST Records.
The title is a reference to the band "weeding out" fans who didn't appreciate the band's instrumental explorations and wanted only to hear hardcore punk material.
This is remarkably snapped out of at 7m42s when Ginn stumbles upon a classic punk rock riff which in turn re-ignites the song into a looser version of its original self.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Process_of_Weeding_Out   (616 words)

 SUNY Fredonia - University Senate
Weeding is an important part of the collection development process and should occur on a regular basis.
Weeding should be an ongoing part of the workflow of a library to assure that the collection has adequate space to grow and contains materials that are current and relevant to the curriculum and the research needs of the faculty and students.
The weeding process is quite involved: each title is checked against Books for College Libraries 3rd edition; the circulation history of the item is reviewed; and, the item is compared against the curriculum.
www.fredonia.edu /senate/reports/20000214-4b.asp   (1044 words)

 weeding.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding is the process of clearing the collections in the library of those materials which have outlived their usefulness.
Withdrawing materials is a continuing process but weeding the collection is a carefully planned procedure almost as important as selecting new books of high quality.
An annual weeding of the collection would not be out of order, but a complete weeding every 3 or 4 years is imperative.
www.mtsd.org /jswilson/main/libdept/weeding.html   (734 words)

 Weeding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding (also known as deselection) is an essential, though difficult, element of collection development that ensures the library's materials are useful and accessible.
This section discusses the importance of having a weeding policy, the rationale behind weeding, some reasons it is difficult to weed, practical information for use in planning or conducting weeding, and options for the materials you remove.
Weeding can be one of the most controversial aspects of collection development, and a carefully prepared and fully documented policy on weeding (as part of your overall collection development policy) can lessen or alleviate some misunderstandings.
www.dlapr.lib.az.us /cdt/weeding.htm   (3805 words)

 Weeding and Thinning Young Forest Stands - Information Sheet October 2002
Weeding is the first step toward improving growth of crop trees among stands with stems up to 4 inches in diameter breast high.
Weeding removes competitive, undesired species in the same height class as the desired crop trees.
Weeding or thinning are usually priority forestry activities for Maine landowners wishing to improve the quality and value of future timber harvest.
www.state.me.us /doc/mfs/pubs/htm/fpminfo/weedthin.htm   (906 words)

 Collection Development: Weeding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding is a periodic or continual evaluation of resources intended to remove items that are no longer useful from the collection.
This chapter discusses the importance of having a weeding policy, the rationale behind weeding, some reasons it is difficult to weed, practical information for use in planning or conducting weeding, and options for the materials you remove.
Weeding does not necessarily mean that books are thrown away - they may be recycled in your community or passed on to another institution that can make better use of them.
www.nlc.state.ne.us /libdev/basic/CollectionDevelopment/weeding.html   (4121 words)

 Weeding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding should be an important facet of collection building, if a collection should become vibrant and up-to-date and remain so.
While some of the reasons for weeding, such as the physical condition of a book, the existence of a duplicate copy of a work, and space constraints, are quite straightforward, other factors such as age and obsolescence are not that straightforward.
The process of weeding from identification to removal to disposal is, therefore, not an easy one nor is it to be taken lightly.
libmain.stfx.ca /newlib/services/collection-support/weeding.html   (216 words)

 Connections 45 - Weeding the Resource Garden
A special parents and citizens' meeting was called at which the teacher librarian had to justify her actions; a staff meeting was called at which she had to appease teachers who had lost the use of a particular book and the principal had to be reassured that proper procedures had been followed.
The teacher librarian spent significant time and effort in damage control, putting out fires and convincing all interested parties that it really was in the best interest of the students to remove resources that, for example, suggested that one day man will walk on the moon.
Weeding should not be treated in isolation but should be seen within the context of the whole collection development process for the school's resources.
www.curriculum.edu.au /scis/connections/cnetw03/45weeding.htm   (2188 words)

 Weeding the Collection - FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding a library is like weeding a garden, one looks over everything and carefully selects those things which need to be removed.
Weeding can be either scheduled regularly or irregularly, as the need arises, or can be constantly ongoing.
They are also welcome to come and help us with a scheduled weeding of the collection, or to be present at the weeding and inspect the selected materials being weeded.
www.library.ehc.edu /weedingnew.html   (1093 words)

 Ennex.com > Offset™ Fabbing: by Marshall Burns and Kenneth J. Hayworth, Ennex Corporationand Prof. Charles L. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding is the term used in the sign making industry for the process of removing the unwanted material around the letters and graphics coming from a sign plotter.
As described in the weeding section, these forces are the adherence of the film to the previous layer and its adherence to the carrier.
The process must ensure that no positive material is carried away by accident and that no negative material needing weeding is accidentally laid down.
www.ennex.com /OffsetFab/paper.asp   (4776 words)

 A Process for Weeding Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The next step in the process is to read the shelves of the section to be weeded.
If an item meets the criteria for weeding, but is not available anywhere else, the library may decide to keep it if it is believed that the item has long-term value.
The next step in the process is to check the pulled books against the standard lists which you are using to evaluate the lasting quality of items in the collection.
www.lili.org /forlibs/ce/able/course4/09process2.htm   (671 words)

Weeding the library's collection is an essential part of a library's collection development and maintenance; it helps to ensure a current, useful collection.
It can be a difficult, even painful, process for some but the weeding process is respectful to the library's mission and its service to the public.
Weeding is a part of that development and maintenance--removing inaccurate and non-useful books to make room for the newer books.
www.ilsa.lib.ia.us /weeding.htm   (864 words)

 Weeding the Garden
Unfortunately, some school planners leave out some of the most important steps in the planning process, installing a network without cultivating the soil - investing in program development or professional development.
The importance of program and curriculum is often ignored or overlooked in the enthusiastic laying out of garden pathways, reflection pools and borders.
Unfortunately, weeding is not always a popular act, as teacher librarians sometimes discover when setting aside aging books and other materials whose contents no longer merit inclusion in the school collection.
fno.org /feb01/weeding.html   (878 words)

 Weed It! For an Attractive and Useful Collection
Weeding is a basic part of the collection development process.
The most important part of the weeding process may be the advance planning you do.
If you are weeding with a group of people---volunteers, staff, or trustees---it pays to take the time to show them the library's mission statement and collection development policy in order to educate them about the process and to reassure them that the process is important.
www.wmrls.org /services/colldev/weed_it.html   (2686 words)

 fUSION Anomaly. Process
But process is not of Greek origin, and there is no etymological justification for this pronunciation of its plural.
Although process philosophy is as old as the 6th-century BC Greek philosopher Heraclitus, renewed interest was stimulated in the 19th century by the theory of
There is moaning and groaning and screaming and thrashing and blood is being shed and there is a feeling that the walls are closing in and yet it is inscripted into each of us as a microcosmic reflection of the completion of human history.
fusionanomaly.net /process.html   (1957 words)

 Weeding the Library Media Center Collections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Weeding relates to collection management in two ways; first, individual items become worn or out of date or no longer appropriate to curriculum or to student interests.
Because so much of the weeding process is based on the school curriculum and on how teachers implement curriculum as well as on specific interests of faculty and students in a particular school, typical advice to new media specialists is to not weed in the first year in a building.
Weeding during inventory may also be used as a supplement to the formal weeding process.
www.iema-ia.org /IEMA209.html   (4294 words)

 Getting A Message to Garcia
When war broke out between Spain and the United States, it was very necessary to communicate quickly with the leader of the Insurgents.
No man who has endeavored to carry out an enterprise where many hands were needed, but has been well-nigh appalled at times by the imbecility of the average man - the inability or unwillingness to concentrate on a thing and do it.
My heart goes out to the man who does his work when the "boss" is away, as well as when he is home.
www.takeaction.com.au /value.htm   (1518 words)

 Weeding Guidelines
That weeding will allow us to satisfy a predetermined amount of future use, by identifying a “core collection” that will satisfy 95 to 99 percent of the present demands made upon the collection.
That the library collection should be continually evaluated against standard bibliographies and evolving institutional requirements for purposes of both adding new titles and identifying for withdrawal those titles that have outlived their usefulness.
There is a great range of criteria available for the purposes of weeding, some of which is more relevant to one type of library (academic, special or school) than to another.
www.pace.edu /library/collection/weeding.html   (588 words)

 Carson-Newman College Library: Weeding Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
With the advice of the academic departments concerned, the library staff pursues a continuous weeding process resulting in the discarding of materials (books, periodicals, media) containing obsolete or misleading information, superseded editions, surplus copies, materials which are extensively worn or marked, content available in differing formats, and materials which have little or no use.
Library liaisons (under the supervision of the Director of Library Services) will coordinate the weeding process in the areas they serve by working with both faculty in the academic disciplines and library personnel so that deselecting is done effectively and efficiently.
Evaluation of the collection for weeding purposes will employ the guidelines noted in the Library’s Selection Policy, along with core collection recommendations, listings of indexed materials, and other relevant collection analysis tools that the librarians and classroom-discipline-based faculty may choose.
library.cn.edu /weeding.html   (226 words)

 Larsson - Workshop Glossary
The acquisitions process involves processing invoices (transactions) for payment, and maintaining records on these acquisitions in the Kardex.
Weeding - The process of evaluating your collection for relevancy, utility to the client base, and physical condition and removing those which are deemed unsuitable or inappropriate for the collection.
The criteria for weeding are generally agreed upon by all librarians at a site (if the library is a large one).
faculty.washington.edu /~larsson/conf/aiha98/primer/glossary.htm   (1420 words)

 ARIZONA CDT -- Weeding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Some examples of weeding policies as part of collection development policies include the Brownsville, Texas public library, and the Washoe Library in Nevada.
Another example of a weeding policy and procedures for implementing it can be found at the Hamilton Public Library's site.
Weeding and Currency has a short bibliography on weeding.
www.dlapr.lib.az.us /text/cdt/weeding.htm   (3902 words)

 A Process for Weeding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
As with any collection development process, there are a number of ways in which a library can be weeded.
Bring the weeding process before the governing authority for the library, so that they understand what you will be doing.
Ideally, the entire library should be weeded every year, but time and personnel constraints may make this difficult.
www.lili.org /forlibs/ce/able/course4/08process1.htm   (361 words)

 Spring Weeding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
One difficult but essential part of a librarian’s job is “weeding” items out of the collection.
The weeding process also helps me see what subject areas need beefing up or replacement.
CDs get weeded more often because they are wearing out rather than because they are not being used.
www.dayton.lib.oh.us /brookville/58.html   (410 words)

 Cultivating and Weeding the Garden Without Chemicals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Some of the weeds are pretty to look upon, little flowers brightly colored, such as dandelions, makes one contemplate why we are trying to replace their splendor with a periwinkle or petunia.
The very best means of controlling weeds is a sheet of fl polyethylene or organic mulch thick enough to discourage unwanted "invaders." The weeds that are able to force their way through are easily noticed and removed.
When the seedlings are through the soil, start the process of weeding consistently and with dedication, to control the weeds.
www.gardenguides.com /articles/weedingandcultivating.htm   (838 words)

 Jamaica Gleaner - 'Rid JCF of corruption' Spaulding urges Gov't to start weeding process - Monday | November 6, 2000
LESTER Spaulding, chairman and managing director of the RJR Communications Group, has urged the Government to begin weeding out corruption in the police force and recognise that the country could not continue along its "slippery path without serious repercussions".
In an address to the Montego Bay business community at the RJR Western Region Appreciation Dinner and Awards function at the Caribbean Showplace, Ironshore, on Saturday, he lamented the state of the country.
Spaulding commended the staff for their hard work, diligence, vigilance and the relentless pursuit of excellence which, he said, had helped them in realising their milestone achievement of 50 years in the media.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20001106/lead/lead1.html   (331 words)

 Looking for Mr. Goodbook: Eliminating MUSTIE stuff
Weeding summarizes the necessity of weeding, discusses objections to weeding, how to plan weeding, and summarizes the CREW Method guidelines for weeding given in more detail below.
Weeding with the CREW Method PowerPoint Presentation explains the CREW Method of weeding.
At the bottom of the Salt Lake County Library Guidelines are guidelines for weeding CD-ROMs.
www.ckls.org /~crippel/collectiondevelopment/weeding.html   (425 words)

 Las Vegas SUN: Columnist Ralph Siraco: Weeding-out process for Kentucky Derby begins
Second Of June, who had won the Holy Bull Stakes at the same Gulfstream Park track in his previous outing, was making his seventh career start since August 2003 and was sitting on a three-race win streak.
Although his injury is not life-threatening, he will be out until at least November or December.
On Sunday, Second Of June was taken out of the Kentucky Derby Futures wagering, but, not before early backers plunked $13,661 in what are now souvenir tickets.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/eat/2004/feb/16/516361400.html   (955 words)

 ALA | ALA Library Fact Sheet 15 - Weeding Library Collections: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for LibraryCollection ...
This is a comprehensive guide to the process of collection development and management, including discussions of organizing and staffing; conceiving policy and creating budgets; integrating digital and traditional resources; and developing, marketing, and evaluating collections.
While weeding may be an important library activity, its time consuming nature may keep it from happening.
A practical overview of the weeding process, with a no-nonsense approach to the emotional issues that can be involved.
www.ala.org /Template.cfm?Section=libraryfactsheet&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=75744   (1767 words)

 Weeding Library Collections — www.greenwood.com
The aim of this fourth edition is to help librarians make the weeding process simpler, more objective, and more scientific.
After reviewing current weeding practices and standards, he discusses a variety of traditional and computer-assisted methods for weeding.
A section dealing with reference (noncirculating) collections has been added, and the chapter on computer-assisted weeding has been completely rewritten to help librarians streamline the weeding process.
www.greenwood.com /catalog/LU5119.aspx   (233 words)

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