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 @ Creating Special Multicultural Collections

If you are bothered by racial and cultural biases in the Dewey Decimal classification system, modify it a bit to make it more culturally relevant. Here’s a solution I tried that might work for you, too. #schoollibrary #culturallyresponsiveteaching #deweydecimals #readingpromotion Continue reading

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Looking Back @ Organizing Fiction by Subjects

Reorganizing fiction books into subject groups can be a wise professional decision that benefits our students and promotes independent reading. Here’s how to do it without changing spine labels or Call Numbers! #schoollibrary #cataloging #fiction #readingpromotion #librarymanagement #collectiondevelopment Continue reading

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