2022 Fall DLC: Virtual Snacks with Council - Weeding through the Options: An Overview of Various Discard

  • Duration: 51 minutes
  • Date Recorded: October 18, 2022


  • Jennifer Morgan, Government Documents Librarian, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Jen Kirk, Government Information Librarian, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University
  • Renée Bosman, Government Information Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


This snacks session will explore the various discard processes within FDLP libraries. It will allow participants to share experiences with and best practices for dealing with weeding/discards projects and will include an overview of FDLP guidelines. There will be time for questions from attendees who are new to the Program to learn more about how to find resources that apply to their library.

Discussion Questions:

  • What brings you to this snack session today?   
  • Do you know how to find guidance for weeding?
  • Do you know how to identify your library’s regional library?
  • Do you have any best practices to share for large weeding projects?

Associated Files for Download

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