Write that Collection Development Policy / Weeding Warriors Hyrum

USL Training

Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MDT)

Hyrum, UT

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Has your collection development policy not been reviewed since 1996? Can’t even find it? Well, it’s time to jump into the future. Come to this Advanced Uplift class and come out with what’s needed to write a dynamic collection development policy that will drive your library forward. Topics include:

  • The six steps to writing great policy
  • The key pieces of the policy and what each is about
  • Intellectual freedom
  • Gifts
  • When that book gets challenged
  • Q/A for your most puzzling problems
Weeding Warriors
Be strong, Be brave. Weed like a warrior. Learn some updated techniques to weed without fear. Are you worried about getting rid of old materials when there's limited money to replace the discards with shiny new replacements? Do you need some fresh ideas? Keep your library collection F.R.E.S.H with updated training backed by real life experience.

F: Foster the love of reading
R: Reflect your diverse population
E: Everyone’s included
S: Support your clientele’s needs
H: High quality materials


Times: Write that Collection Development Policy 9- Noon, Lunch 12-1, Weeding Warriors 1-4

Series: Advanced Uplift. For those with an MLS or who have graduated from Uplift; those who attended Uplift Collection Development in Sept. 2014

Location: Hyrum Library, Cafe (in the hallway by the library)

Audience: Library Directors, trustees, and staff

Instructor: Colleen Eggett, Utah State Library; Pam Vaughn, Springville Library

Mileage reimbursement: Available to individuals traveling over 50 miles one way. Sorry, no reimbursement to libraries

Lunch:  Provided, compliments of the Utah State Library, for those attending both sessions

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When & Where

Hyrum Library
50 W. Main
Hyrum, UT 84319-0310

Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MDT)

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USL Training

Colleen Eggett, USL Training Coordinator

800-662-9150 x 776

Utah State Library Division
250 N 1950 W Suite A
Salt Lake City UT 84116

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