FLIP YOUR COLLECTION<br />Wendy Stephens<br />Buckhorn High School<br />New Market, Ala.<br />wstephens@madison.k12.al.us<...
“An affluent 5-year-old has about the same vocabulary as an adult living in poverty.”<br />
School culture<br />
Weeding triage<br />First: Books that use outdated & offensive language<br />Second: Stripped paperbacks<br />Old college ...
The Collection: 2003 versus 2010<br /> 2003: Fiction 15.5% of 8.3K copies, average age 1970<br /> 2003: Collection Age 197...
Student Circulation, 2003 to date<br />
Teens Served, 2003 to 2009<br />
Fiction versus nonfiction circulation, 2008-09<br />
How to get at usage in addition to circulation<br />
My key to professional intellectual freedom<br />
The effect of graphic novels in the collection<br />
The effect of graphic novels in the collection<br />
Internet = scary!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jhandersen/3233197658/<br />
But cell phones = safe?<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellevfisher/2466032965/<br />
Using their phones to talk about books<br />
Part of your collection?<br />
Part of your collection?<br />
Using social media to extend student experience<br />
What do we do with teen’s work?<br />Is including it in the collection “the next big thing?”<br />11/23/2009<br />
The lines between student work and student life are blurring<br />
Sharing coursework via social networks<br />
When teens plan programming<br />
What can we do with teen content?<br />
Student authorship<br />
Student authorship<br />
Our first virtual author visit<br />
Our last virtual author visit<br />
Forms of fanfiction<br />
Expanding your “collection” through fanfic<br />
Writing fan fiction<br />
Deviant Art fanart leads to inclusion in book, dedication<br />
Deviant Art fanart leads to inclusion in book, dedication<br />
Students building the collection<br />
When books aren’t the scariest things in the library…<br />http://liveoak.jppss.k12.la.us/uploadedImages/Schools/Elementar...
Scenario: 17-year-old boy leaves his cell phone in the library. The screensaver is a nude picture of his girlfriend. <br />
Scenario: Teen is using another kid&apos;s computer login to download illegal videos.<br />
Scenario: After your photoshop workshop, teen uses scanner and software to alter her report card.<br />
Scenario: You discover an online version of a &quot;slam book,&quot; with some very ugly comments from teens you know & li...
Scenario: A teen shows you how to get around the proxy server.<br />
Scenario: A teen uses library hardware to author and print a doctor&apos;s excuse, inadvertently leaving behind a copy at ...
http://jpty.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/st-bernard.jpg<br />
http://www.bundespolizei.de/nn_719704/EN/Home/PoliceAviation/Bilder/oberschleissheim__berge,property=poster.jpg<br />
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For the Young Adult LIbrary Service Association (YALSA) 3.0 Institute at American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting, January 15, 2010

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  • this is awesome, wendy! thank you! i can already envision many ways of apply your great ideas in my own library and can't wait to start today! =)
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  1. 1. FLIP YOUR COLLECTION<br />Wendy Stephens<br />Buckhorn High School<br />New Market, Ala.<br />wstephens@madison.k12.al.us<br />@wsstephens<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/74716406@N00/513049373/<br />YALSA Midwinter Institute 2010<br />
  2. 2. “An affluent 5-year-old has about the same vocabulary as an adult living in poverty.”<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. School culture<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6.
  7. 7.
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Weeding triage<br />First: Books that use outdated & offensive language<br />Second: Stripped paperbacks<br />Old college textbooks<br />Third: Book club editions of ’50s and ‘60s fiction – most had NEVER circulated<br />Dated books (Guinness, <br />almanacs, etc.) from<br />before the 21st century<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/melani0201/2551109997/<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. The Collection: 2003 versus 2010<br /> 2003: Fiction 15.5% of 8.3K copies, average age 1970<br /> 2003: Collection Age 1970<br /> <br /> 2010: Fiction purchased prior to 2003 has an average age of 1981<br /> <br /> 2010: Fiction 25.4% of 13K copies, average age 1999<br /> <br /> 2010: Fiction purchased in 2003 and after has an average age of 2002 <br /> <br /> 2010: Collection Age 1991<br />
  13. 13. Student Circulation, 2003 to date<br />
  14. 14. Teens Served, 2003 to 2009<br />
  15. 15. Fiction versus nonfiction circulation, 2008-09<br />
  16. 16. How to get at usage in addition to circulation<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. My key to professional intellectual freedom<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. The effect of graphic novels in the collection<br />
  21. 21. The effect of graphic novels in the collection<br />
  22. 22. Internet = scary!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jhandersen/3233197658/<br />
  23. 23.
  24. 24. But cell phones = safe?<br />
  25. 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hellevfisher/2466032965/<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Using their phones to talk about books<br />
  28. 28. Part of your collection?<br />
  29. 29. Part of your collection?<br />
  30. 30. Using social media to extend student experience<br />
  31. 31. What do we do with teen’s work?<br />Is including it in the collection “the next big thing?”<br />11/23/2009<br />
  32. 32. The lines between student work and student life are blurring<br />
  33. 33. Sharing coursework via social networks<br />
  34. 34. When teens plan programming<br />
  35. 35. What can we do with teen content?<br />
  36. 36. Student authorship<br />
  37. 37. Student authorship<br />
  38. 38. Our first virtual author visit<br />
  39. 39. Our last virtual author visit<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41.
  42. 42.
  43. 43.
  44. 44.
  45. 45. Forms of fanfiction<br />
  46. 46. Expanding your “collection” through fanfic<br />
  47. 47. Writing fan fiction<br />
  48. 48. Deviant Art fanart leads to inclusion in book, dedication<br />
  49. 49. Deviant Art fanart leads to inclusion in book, dedication<br />
  50. 50. Students building the collection<br />
  51. 51. When books aren’t the scariest things in the library…<br />http://liveoak.jppss.k12.la.us/uploadedImages/Schools/Elementary_Schools/Live_Oak_Manor/School_Images/ComputerLab.jpg<br />
  52. 52. Scenario: 17-year-old boy leaves his cell phone in the library. The screensaver is a nude picture of his girlfriend. <br />
  53. 53. Scenario: Teen is using another kid&apos;s computer login to download illegal videos.<br />
  54. 54. Scenario: After your photoshop workshop, teen uses scanner and software to alter her report card.<br />
  55. 55. Scenario: You discover an online version of a &quot;slam book,&quot; with some very ugly comments from teens you know & like.<br />
  56. 56. Scenario: A teen shows you how to get around the proxy server.<br />
  57. 57. Scenario: A teen uses library hardware to author and print a doctor&apos;s excuse, inadvertently leaving behind a copy at the printer.<br />
  58. 58. http://jpty.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/st-bernard.jpg<br />
  59. 59. http://www.bundespolizei.de/nn_719704/EN/Home/PoliceAviation/Bilder/oberschleissheim__berge,property=poster.jpg<br />

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