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Deaccession in research libraries

Deaccession in research libraries

papers read at a symposium held at Brown University, June 11, 12, 1981.

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Published by Brown University in [Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academic libraries -- Collection development.,
  • Discarding of books, periodicals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsBrown University
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 53 p. ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14780134M

    deaccession. This said, there are valid reasons why materials in Rare Books may be deaccessioned. Acknowledging these points, The Rare Book and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries included a lengthy set of guidelines for deaccession of materials in Code of Ethics for Special Collections Librarians, Approved by the membership of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, J Reprinted from the February issue of College & Research Libraries News, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Reaffirmed by the ACRL Board, June, and June,

    Define deaccession. deaccession synonyms, deaccession pronunciation, deaccession translation, English dictionary definition of deaccession. v. deaccessioned, deaccessioning, deaccessions v. tr. book by a famous Brown scholar, Rosalie Co-David H. Starn is the Andrew W. Mellon direc­ tor of the Research Libraries of the New York Pub­ lic Library. His article is a revised version of the keynote address presented at the Deaccession Sym­ posium held at Brown University on June , , and supported by grants from the National.

    A Deaccession Project at the American Art and Portrait Gallery Library –This blog post was contributed by Sara Donovan, summer intern at the Smithsonian AA/PG Library. Sara is finishing her undergraduate degree in history at the College of William more». Deaccessioning would ideally be a regular feature of collections management, a routine procedure that allows institutions to deal with out-of-scope materials that have been determined to be unworthy of continued retention through reappraisal.


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The tragedy of ‘deaccessioning’ books from university libraries. By Bryan A. Garner. May 1,am CDT the means of traditional book research, the methods of literary analysis, and. Reviews. With its echo of Freud in the title, Deaccessioning and Its Discontents is as much a fascinating, penetrating study of psychological unease as it is an indispensable art-historical account.

Art Fund. Gammon, in his fascinating observation of the goings-on of American museums, is a new world man, [and] the case studies he presents in the book are extraordinary. OCLC Research worked with partner libraries and other institutions interested in the management of print resources to establish best collaborative approaches.

Background At the RLG Programs Shared Print Collections Summit in Novemberattendees discussed the desirability of clearing shelf space by divesting our libraries of print back runs. Acknowledging these points, The Rare Book and Manuscripts Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries included a lengthy set of guidelines for deaccession of materials in Standards for Ethical Conduct for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Librarians, with Guidelines for Institutional Practice in Support of the Author: Charlotte Priddle.

Deaccessioning. This policy specifies the criteria to be considered when Special Collections & Archives disposes of items which have substantial research or financial value. It outlines the methods to be employed when deaccessioning takes place. It does not pertain to routine weeding of archival collections according to accepted practice.

Librarians review the library collection on an ongoing basis to ensure the collection is meeting the current curriculum, research, and informational needs of students, staff, and students. Materials that no longer meet the needs of the Brown School may be deaccessioned from the collection. Reasons for review and potential deaccession criteria Author: Susan Fowler.

Deaccession of Print Books in a Transitional Age II: Business, Science, and Interdisciplinary Studies Article (PDF Available) in Library Philosophy and Practice Winter(1). A Deaccession Project at the American Art and Portrait Gallery Library every book is rare or antique, possessing a story that makes it unique and therefore invaluable and necessary to our collection.

We acquire new material periodically, but we rarely if ever dispose of the old. That, I have found, is not the case for all research libraries Author: Anne Evenhaugen. Deaccession of Artwork in Hennepin County Libraries Policy Hennepin County Library Administrative Policy Purpose.

To establish a process for deaccessioning original artwork in Hennepin County libraries. Objectives. Respect the creative rights of artists; Keep the deaccession process as clear and simple as possible. Subscription Cards to Chicago Review and Big Table. Flipping through the Autumn issue of Chicago Review and Big Table No.

1, I came across some subscription cards for these magazines. It is a well-known story how the University of Chicago censored the editorial board of the Review for its decision to publish Burroughs’ Naked suppressed Winter issue.

Deaccession policy. The process undertaken by a museum to deaccession a work involves several steps that are usually laid out in a museum's collection management terms under which an object may be considered for removal, as well as the individuals with the authority to approve the process are outlined in the deaccession section of this article.

Northern Regional Library Facility Richmond Field Station Bldg Meade & South 47th Street Richmond, CA Alternative Libraries as Discursive Formations: Reclaiming the Voice of the Deaccessioned Book.

in this spirit that this article focuses on two altern ative libraries for which deaccession. On their blog Awful Library Books, two librarians highlight books that seem to them so self-evidently ridiculous that weeding is the only possible recourse. Books are often removed from a library system for a variety of reasons, many of which Quora User eloquently described.

Some other points: * Availability elsewhere. Libraries will often remove items based on an e-version being available. For examp. Deaccession of Print Items David Woolwine Hofstra University A literature review of user preferences, research habits and needs, and citation studies are used to argue that de-accession of print titles in the humanities and social sciences in academic libraries should occur in a conservative fashion as libraries transition to greater digital.

Libraries & Spaces. Study and Meeting Spaces Book a meeting room for a group or sign up to use a private study room. Hours and Locations Our hours, holiday closings, street addresses and contact information. Baker-Berry Library Our main library houses the humanities and social sciences collections.

research. Methodology This paper will use citation studies, studies on information seeking behavior, book format preferences and book format use (print versus electronic) to draw conclusions concerning deaccession of print books in business, science, and interdisciplinary studies in academic libraries.

Columbia University Libraries' holdings contain some of the world's most remarkable and prominent collections of recorded knowledge. These Distinctive Collections encompass but extend far beyond traditional special collections to include resources in all formats, from objects that preserve some of the earliest forms of writing to modern archives and, increasingly.

Deaccession definition is - to sell or otherwise dispose of (an item in a collection). How to use deaccession in a sentence. A Deaccession Reader by Stephen E.

Weil (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: 7.Guidelines for Reappraisal and Deaccessioning need to reappraise or deaccession secretively because these are responsible practices • To better balance research potential of collections with the necessary allocation of resources (space, staff, time, and conservation resources) for their care and.In libraries, art galleries, museums and archives, an accession number is a unique identifier assigned to, and achieving initial control of, each acquisition.

Assignment of accession numbers typically occurs at the point of accessioning or cataloging. The term is something of a misnomer, because the form accession numbers take is often alpha-numeric.