Buffy Hamilton, School Librarian
Roxanne Johnson, School Librarian
THE UNQUIET LIBRARY
OCTOBER 2010 MONTHLY REPORT
Anna posing a question to author
• The Unquiet Library
hosted a virtual author
visit with award winning
YA writer Allan Stratton.
• Sophomores introduced
to Evernote for
on the web and
• The Creekview HS PTA
donated $500 to the
library program for the
purchase of media
center materials. Thank
• The creation of five new
custom video tutorials
on citing sources from
Resource Center for Ms.
http://www.youtube.com/user/theunquietlibrary) Literature/Composition students.
• Acquisition of new free-standing shelving to showcase new arrivals and award
“Collette and I were working on our project for Honors An
figure out how to use Moviemaker. Luckily, we got help fr
well as Ms. Johnson with the software, video equipment, a
the end, saved our project the day before it was due! We
people so the help was greatly appreciated because everyt
up for us did before we sought help. Luckily, the Unquiet L
were there to save the day!”
• Instruction on how to adjust Facebook privacy settings for students in Ms. Salas’s
“Computers in the Modern World” course.
• The purchase of two iPads—Dr. Eddy will be testing administrative apps and uses with
iPad 1, and Ms. Hamilton will be testing out instructional apps for students and teachers
with iPad 2.
• Instruction in evaluation of multiple information sources using Information Fluency
modules as well as the “CRAPP” test with Ms. Lester’s 10th
• Ms. Hamilton named 2010-11 GLMA/GAIT Georgia Library Media Association/Georgia
Association for Instructional Technology School Library Media Specialist of the Year,
National School Boards Association Technology Leadership Network "20 to Watch"
2010, and Tech and Learning's 100@30: Future Leader.
• Ms. Hamilton presented at the Internet@Schools West conference in Monterey, CA; she
was also a keynote speaker at the Georgia Council of Media Organizations (COMO) state
conference and the Minnesota Educational Media Organization (MEMO) conference.
The Unquiet Library Statistics, October 2010
Number of Class Sessions Served 173
Number of Student Visitors
Total Circulation 990
Grade Circulation 539
Grade Circulation 124
Grade Circulation 186
Grade Circulation 141
Total GALE Databases Sessions 2533
Gale Virtual Reference Library 871
GALE Discovering Collection 60
Gale Opposing Viewpoints 184
Gale Literature Resource Center 624
Global Issues in Context 554
The Unquiet Library Blog 7806
Please visit our monthly report at http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/october2010 to see the
collaborative research guides created in conjunction with our classroom teachers for October