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The Dixie Grammar School Developing a Library for the 21 st  Century
The school has appointed our first  Chartered Librarian  to help us to develop our Library Mrs Robinson was the School Lib...
 
Why improve the Library?
“ A good   education is a   gift   that lasts  forever ” The Dixie Grammar School
“ What a school thinks about its  library  is a measure of what it thinks about  education ” Harold Howe, former U.S Commi...
What  kind  of Library do we want? Maybe  not  this one!
 
What is a  school  library for? What kind of  space ?
 
A  reading space
<ul><li>&quot;Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.&quot;  Richard Steele   </li></ul>
… doesn’t  always  have to be from books Reading….
Websites Magazines Newspapers E-books … are all  forms  of reading! Comics Manga Graphic novels
A teaching and learning space
Learning  research  and study skills Learning how to find  information And when you have  found  it… … learning how to  as...
Learning how to  use  new technologies …  to  enhance  your learning …
 
 
Space for your imagination
ICT development Extra- curricular activities Leisure & relaxation Study, coursework & homework Teaching & learning Researc...
So what will our new library look like?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We want to know what  you  think… … what do you want  your  library to be like?
 
So – how can we find out?
Survey of staff and students
<ul><li>Look at our </li></ul><ul><li>Library Online Website </li></ul>http://library-online.org.uk
 
Sources <ul><li>Pictures are from the Flickr website at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>by m ka...
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  1. 1. The Dixie Grammar School Developing a Library for the 21 st Century
  2. 2. The school has appointed our first Chartered Librarian to help us to develop our Library Mrs Robinson was the School Library Association’s School Librarian of the Year in 2005
  3. 4. Why improve the Library?
  4. 5. “ A good education is a gift that lasts forever ” The Dixie Grammar School
  5. 6. “ What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it thinks about education ” Harold Howe, former U.S Commissioner of Education
  6. 7. What kind of Library do we want? Maybe not this one!
  7. 9. What is a school library for? What kind of space ?
  8. 11. A reading space
  9. 12. <ul><li>&quot;Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.&quot; Richard Steele </li></ul>
  10. 13. … doesn’t always have to be from books Reading….
  11. 14. Websites Magazines Newspapers E-books … are all forms of reading! Comics Manga Graphic novels
  12. 15. A teaching and learning space
  13. 16. Learning research and study skills Learning how to find information And when you have found it… … learning how to assess it and use it
  14. 17. Learning how to use new technologies … to enhance your learning …
  15. 20. Space for your imagination
  16. 21. ICT development Extra- curricular activities Leisure & relaxation Study, coursework & homework Teaching & learning Research skills Reading development Library
  17. 22. So what will our new library look like?
  18. 37. We want to know what you think… … what do you want your library to be like?
  19. 39. So – how can we find out?
  20. 40. Survey of staff and students
  21. 41. <ul><li>Look at our </li></ul><ul><li>Library Online Website </li></ul>http://library-online.org.uk
  22. 43. Sources <ul><li>Pictures are from the Flickr website at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>by m kasahara, angela_trigg, paulbence, square_eye, premiardiego, Terinea, Stewf etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Wordle image created at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wordle.com </li></ul><ul><li>Library pictures from a range of school librarians from the SLN mailing list and also DEMCO, Point Eight library design companies. </li></ul>

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