Looking @ Changing Dewey Decimal Numbers for Student Access

If you’re confused by Dewey Decimal Numbers on certain books and wish students could find them more easily, it’s OK to change those numbers! Help student access to books with useful modifications, helpful options, and creative adjustments to DDC in your school library. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #organizingstrategies Continue reading

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Looking @ 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! #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #libraryorganization #fiction #genre Continue reading

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Looking @ 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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