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UT Libraries Reviewing Physical Collections to Meet Campus Needs – Plus more ATG News & Announcements for 3/29/24

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According to a post on their website “The University of Tennessee Libraries will begin a thorough review of its print collection this spring. Permanently removing from the collection those items that rarely circulate, that are duplicated, outdated, or that are widely available elsewhere allows the UT Libraries to better serve users’ needs. Some important but lesser-used books will relocate to the Library Storage Annex when it opens next year.

“The collaborative process will take place with input from the campus community. Lists of books that are candidates for de-selection will be available online in Library of Congress call number order. The campus community will have four to six weeks to review the lists and provide feedback. The Libraries will move forward based on that feedback. …

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