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In Defense of Weeding: Not Just for Gardeners

In Defense of Weeding: Not Just for Gardeners

My practicum at the JPL-A entails performing the appraisal, arrangement and physical treatment of the Jewish Canadiana Collection. The main tasks of this project involve weeding and physically re-organizing the collection because the archive is rapidly running out of space for new acquisitions. The Collection is stored in acid-free file folders, housed in archival boxes, arranged on shelves. Re-organization is an important first step in creating space – some boxes only contain a single document or file, so rearranging the collection to fully use the [...]