Overview of a multi-year process in a library system that included weeding, inventory, reclamation with OCLC, and a plan for ongoing collection maintenance accomplished across 90 academic, public, special and school libraries of varying sizes in an 11 county federated region. Article addresses general procedures, best practices and expected and unexpected outcomes of the project. Both regional and individual library perspectives are presented with details about project inspiration, funding, planning, implementation strategies and aftereffects.
"Library Inventory Methods: Using Flexibility and Creativity to Achieve a Common Goal Within a Federated Library System,"
Collaborative Librarianship: Vol. 9
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol9/iss3/4