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354- Weeding is Fundamental

354- Weeding is Fundamental

Update: 2019-05-1417
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Libraries get rid of books all the time. There are so many new books coming in every day and only a finite amount of library space. The practice of freeing up library space is called weeding. When the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library was damaged by an earthquake 1989, the argument over which books need to be weeded, and how they were chosen for removal, reached fever pitch.



Weeding is Fundamental



This episode also features “The Pack Horse Librarians Of Eastern Kentucky” produced by the Kitchen Sisters and mixed by Jim McKee. Subscribe the The Kitchen Sisters Present on Apple Podcasts and RadioPublic


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So gooood

May 19th
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Seal757

re weeding: the book guerrillas brought about an elegant blending of new and old with care, consideration, common sense, and ingenuity.

May 15th
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Cosmocide

Good gracious... What a boring episode. Put me right to sleep. Doesn't mean it's a bad episode, they clearly put a lot of work into it

May 15th
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Cosmocide

Go back to your legos, eric

May 20th
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Cosmocide

Lol you're a hoot! I don't think you're serious so I'm not going to take anything you say seriously, instead I'll compliment you on your middle-tier trolling. Maybe start a blog? There's more useful applications for your writing

May 20th
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