Monthly Archives: March 2010

Technical Services Forum Slideshows/Handouts

The slideshows from the Inventory, Weeding and Collection Development program at Brentwood Public Library have been posted for you to view and/or print.

Inventory Control

Weeding Collections

Weed the Stacks, Harvest the Space

If you attended, we ask that you please fill out and return to us a workshop evaluation survey. A survey can be downloaded and printed from here.

Technical Services Roundtable: Inventory, Weeding and Collection Development

Tuesday, March 16th at the Brentwood Public Library, we will be holding the Technical Services Roundtable. The topic is Inventory, Weeding and Collection Development. Coffee at 9:30am, Presentation begins at 10:00am.

Join us at the Technical Services Forum for a panel discussion moderated by Sue Ketcham of Long Island University. We will be sharing ideas on how to keep our library collections current and fulfilling the unique needs of our community. Inventory, weeding and collection development do not have to be arduous tasks!

You may register at

Alternatively, you may contact Emily Clasper at SCLS, 631-286-1600 ext. 1364 or email to

You can also get a PDF version of the flyer here.

March TIF Meeting

Thursday, March 4th, we will be having the Technology Information Forum at East Islip Library.

Host: Jason Terhune – EISP
Where: East Islip Public Library – Directions:
When: Thursday, March 4, 2010
Time: 9:30 coffee 10:00 am meeting

Technology Plans
Acceptable Use Policies
Filtering Policies
Future Demonstrations
Open Discussion

Agenda for the February TIF meeting can be found here.

If you have ideas for future demonstrations, please bring them. Hope to see everyone there.