Webcast: Weeding Your Depository Collection

A webcast, "Weeding Your Depository Collection," is now available for viewing.

  • Duration: 18 minutes
  • Speaker: Ashley Dahlen, Outreach Librarian, GPO
  • Learning outcomes: Learn about the various options you have when weeding your depository collection. Topics addressed in this webcast are the “5-year rule,” supersession, and substitution. Also covered is what steps your regional may take to authorize the discards, such as a “needs and offers” or withdrawal list, “eyeballing” the material, and so on. Learn why contacting your regional before starting a weeding project may save you time!
  • Expected level of knowledge for participants: Beginner knowledge required.

Viewers have the option to pose questions to the presenter by emailing FDLPOutreach @ GPO.gov.

For access to other archived Federal Depository Library Program webinars and webcasts and for a calendar of upcoming webinars and educational events, please visit the Training and Events page on FDLP.gov.