1. Which of the following methods of dealing with weeded materials that are in poor condition would not be acceptable?
a. Repair and return to shelf.
b. Rebind and return to shelf.
c. Return to the shelf.
d. Place in book sale.
2. When you put materials in the book sale, it is important to:
a. Remove the call numbers, if possible.
b. Remove book pockets and slips.
c. Cross out any property stamps and stamp "Discarded."
d. All of the above.
3. When throwing materials out, it is important to be discreet because:
a. It could cause political problems.
b. You feel guilty.
c. People are likely to bring materials back.
d. a and c above.
4. What is not a usual step in preparing to throw materials away?
a. Know your written policy.
b. Know any state or local laws about the disposal of public property.
c. Contact the media.
d. Include the materials in a book sale.
5. If you go to the media to explain weeding, which of the following steps should you not do?
a. Think about whether the reporter will be friendly to your cause.
b. Have your policy available.
c. Make it seem controversial so you'll be sure to get the story covered.
d. Take a board member with you to help explain why weeding is necessary.