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Student Worker Expectations: Blocking/Edging

This LibGuide is devoted solely to student library worker expectations.


Blocking/Edging is done to give the collection a neat, orderly appearance.

Blocking or Edging


Shelf Reading Cont.

  • If you are shelving and or blocking and find a particular section to be overcrowded, look at the shelves above and below to see if there is any room.


  • Shelves should only be about 2/3 filled.


  • If there is room, some minor shifting of books should be done to accommodate that area.


  • If an area is overcrowded and there is no room to shift books, please let a supervisor know right away.

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