Looking Back @ Student Privacy & the School Library

All educators, including school librarians, need to be aware of the 3 Federal laws governing student rights and privacy, especially regarding online access: FERPA, COPPA, and CIPA. Learn more & download the FREE reference PDF “Internet Laws In A Nutshell.” #schoollibrary #studentprivacy #internetlaws #FERPA #COPPA #CIPA Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Terminology for Fiction Stories

Our OPACs use Subject search, we use Subject to explain the Dewey Decimal System, students refer to class Subjects. We want to make our libraries kid-friendly, and kids need consistency, so use the term “Subjects” for Fiction, too! #schoollibrary #libraryorganization #fiction #genre Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Understanding Dewey 900s Countries

The arrangement of countries in the Dewey decimal system are assigned geographically rather than politically because a location’s political affiliation may change but it’s place on the Earth doesn’t. Read more to understand how country numbers are assigned… #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #socialstudies Continue reading

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