Candidates for deslelection will be marked with a colored dot on the spine or you can pick up a list of candidates at the Science Library Circulation Desk.
Fall 2015 Project Planned
December 2015 - January 2016 Candidates Identified
February 4 through March 10 - Science, Education and History Faculty Review Period
March 10 Through April 21 - Full Faculty Review Period
May 2016 - Selected Items Withdrawn from the Collection
Under the guidance of Science Librarian, Andrea Wright, and Assistant Director for Collection Services, Caroline Mills, the the Furman University Libraries is assessing our science collection. During the spring of 2016 we will examine 1,905 book housed in the Sanders Science Library in the following subject areas:
Criteria used for initial selection of candidates for deselection from the Science Collection:
After the initial deselection titles are identified based on the criteria above, library faculty and staff, including subject liaisons, review the list. Items of special note (e.g., award winners, works related to Furman or South Carolina, and parts of series) may be retained in the circulating collection or transferred to Special Collections and Archives.