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Confused about Fusion? Weed Your Science Collection with a Pro  Charlie O'Dell's (SLJ, Oct. 1992, pp. 32-36) for guidelines in those every changing science areas.

Guidelines for Weeding Library Materials  from Alachua School District's

The CREW Method: Expanded Guidelines for Collection Evaluation and Weeding for Small and Medium-Sized Public Libraries (Revised by Belinda Boon, 1995, and available by emailing the Texas State Library for about $10) provides a method for determining what to be removed along with specific guidelines for different areas of the collection based on copyright date, permissible time without usage, and the MUSTIE factors (misleading, ugly, superseded, trivial, irrelevant, expeditiously obtained elsewhere).

Weed of the Month Club  Sunlink provides guidelines for weeding collections in specific subject areas.

Weeding of Library Media Center Collections  State of Iowa Department of Education's

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