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Libraries can improve their ebook collections by weeding them to remove outdated and irrelevant content. This presentation discusses an ebook weeding project at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. It discusses the reasons the library attempted an eweeding project, the obstacles it encountered, the decisions it made and the results of the project.


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Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee


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