November 17, 2017

Berkeley PL Director Resigns Amid Controversy

In the wake of multiple controversies involving his staffing decisions, management style, weeding practices, and perceived levels of transparency and honesty, Berkeley Public Library (BPL) director Jeff Scott announced his resignation on Monday, August 31, after less than a year in the post.

The Art of Weeding | Collection Management

Getting rid of books can feel uncomfortable and look bad to community members, but careful weeding is key to the health of a collection.