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The Good Library is conducting a massive deaccessioning project (weeding) starting the summer of 2022. Reasons for the project include current space / building needs (the library is out of shelving space), future space needs (the campus master plan of 2021 includes a possible redesign of the library space), and rightsizing the collection for current and future needs (see Rightsizing the Academic Library Collection by Suzanne M. Ward for more information).
NOTE: The deselection criteria may vary slightly from what is outlined below depending on the subject area and consultation with departments (see Process). In general, the follow criteria will be used when selecting materials for weeding: