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Collection evaluation and deselection

Collection Evaluation 


Library staff are responsible for maintaining a high-quality active collection, which supports and responds to the University’s learning and teaching activities. Liaison Librarians regularly evaluate the collection to ensure library resources are relevant, current, and in good condition.


The following criteria may be used to make decisions regarding the physical deselection of library resources: 

Evaluation and decision making may be informed by: 

Physical resources will NOT be deselected if: 

Regular deselection activities may be complemented by large scale projects to meet the evolving needs of UniSC’s student community and contribute to the Strategic Goals, Engagement and Infrastructure, as outlined in UniSC Strategic Plan 2021-2024.