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  • Freeing Dewey LACONI Technical Services Section Trends in Technical Services March 6, 2009 Joanna Kolendo Melissa Rice Frankfort Public Library District
  • What are we doing?
    • Converting to a word based classification system
    • Using BISAC as a guideline
  • 2007 – A Year of New Ideas
    • Dropped ANSCR
    • Participation in community survey and the
    • Customer-Focused Library Project
    • Remodeling projects
  • CD Project
  • New Items Display Area
  • 2007 – A Year of New Ideas
    • New concepts and library services
      • London’s the Idea Store
      • Delft’s DOK library
      • Richmond’s Ironwood Branch
      • Maricopa’s Perry Branch
  • PLA 2008
    • Maricopa County Public Library – Perry Branch
    • Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
  • The Project in Phases
    • Phase 1 – Planning & Design
    • Phase 2 – Shifting
    • Phase 3 – Conversion
    • Phase 4 – Analysis
  • Phase 1 – Planning & Design
    • Designing a new Layout
    • Weeding
    • Staffing
    • Time schedule
    • Shifting
  • Original Floor Plan
  • Final Layout: July 2009
  • Phase 1 – Planning & Design
    • Planning & Design
    • Weeding
    • Staffing
    • Time schedule
    • Shifting
  • Phase 2 - Shifting
    • From West to East side
      • Gardening, Cooking, 700s, 800s
    • From East to West
      • Biography, 000s – 400s
    • In total, took 15 days; initially twice a month
  • Floor Plan: August 2008
  • Floor Plan: October 2008
  • Floor Plan: December 2008
  • Floor Plan: February 2009
  • Phase 2 – Shifting
    • Signage, Signage, Signage!
  • Signage
  • Signage
  • Signage
  • Phase 3 - Conversion
    • Taxonomy
      • Project coordinators develop the skeleton
      • Monthly committee meeting
      • Main taxonomy doc is open to everyone
    • IC1STATs
  • Cooking Collection
    • Deconstructed
    • No “Ethnic” OR “Courses & Dishes” categories
    • COOKING
      • AFRICAN
      • AMERICAN
      • APPETIZERS
      • ASIAN
      • BEVERAGES
  • Home Collection
    • HOME
      • APPLIANCES
      • BUILDING
      • CLEANING
      • CONSUMER
      • DECORATING
        • BASEMEN T
        • BATHROOM
        • BEDROOM
  • Phase 3 - Conversion
    • Spine labels
      • How many lines or levels?
      • How much is too much information?
      • Font style, color, and size?
      • Designing a Label Template
      • Issues with printing
  • Spine Label Design
  • Spine Label Design
  • Phase 3 - Conversion
    • When a few taxonomies and the label template was ready, we begun the conversion process:
      • What does it involve?
      • Who is doing it?
      • RULE: One person works on a collection
  • Libraries & Their New Systems
    • Non-Dewey, Subject Based
      • Perry & Queen Creek Branches, Maricopa County, AZ
      • Frankfort Public Library District, Frankfort, IL
      • Seward Memorial Library , Seward, NE
    • Neighborhood Concept: Subject + Dewey
      • Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library , Topeka, KS
      • Delta Township District Library, Lansing, MI
      • Gail Borden District Library, Elgin, IL
  • Italian Grill by Mario Batali
    • Dewey - SWAN
    • Combo – Delta Township District Library, Lansing, MI
    • 641.5 BATALI
    • 641.5874 BATALI
    • FOOD 641.5784
    Subject – Perry & Queen Creek Branches , AZ
    • COOKING INTL
    Subject – Frankfort PLD
    • COOKING ITALIAN Batali
  • SWAN Catalog
  • Current status
    • 50% converted
    • Potential completion date: July 2009
  • Future projects
    • Adult Reference
    • Nonfiction audiobooks, dvds
    • Youth Services
  • Phase 4 - Analysis
    • After the project is completed, we will evaluate the project’s success:
      • Circulation Statistics
      • Surveys
      • Patron comments
    • This analysis will tell us if we need to alter any of the
    • following:
      • Signs
      • Taxonomies
      • Layout
  • Frankfort Public Library District frankfortlibrary.org deweyfree.com Joanna Kolendo [email_address] 815.534.6181 Melissa Rice [email_address] 815.534.6177