Creighton University Libraries are preparing to vacate the Health Sciences Library at the BioInformation Center (BIC), consolidating collections, staff, and study spaces in the Reinert-Alumni Memorial Library. One project involved in this consolidation is an analysis of legacy print collections to determine how much space will be required for collections storage. While deselection, or removal of print content from the collections, is a standard part of stewardship, this project is unusual in that it involves a full analysis of all print collections across two of our libraries.
Our team is collaborating with faculty on decision making surrounding what legacy print is retained, to ensure that no resources needed on campus for teaching, learning, or research are removed from the collections. This website, containing preliminary deselection title lists, is the primary tool used to solicit feedback from faculty. Librarians from our team are available to share more information to colleges, schools, and departments upon request. Please reach out to Rick Kerns, Head of Academic Information Resources, to schedule a presentation or request more information.