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Daring to be Dewey-less<br />Deb Hoadley, Library Director<br />Langley-Adams Library<br />Groveland, MA<br />
 Daring to make the leap<br />This book describes it all!<br />Why, what & how we did it!<br />Inspiration<br />Motivation...
INSPIRATION<br />Patron desired space<br />Why do patrons prefer to browse/buy from bookstores?<br />Accessibility<br />Fa...
BISAC Categories<br />ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES<br />ARCHITECTURE<br />ART<br />BIBLES<br />BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY<br />B...
Where do you find the BISAC headings?<br />My Spine Label:<br />SPORTS<br />BASEBAL<br />Red Sox<br />5<br />NH READS Fall...
Motivation<br />6<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
Final Layout<br />7<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
Volunteers helped to box up over 500 boxes<br />Coming up with our spine label standard<br />Re-labeling our non-fiction s...
Justification<br />Statistical data to support <br />Patrons love the new layout of the library<br />Patrons love the abil...
Flexibility & Adaptability<br />Watching patron traffic patterns to best arrange collections<br />Using merchandising tech...
The Children’s Room is next!  We have many parents and children asking us if we are going to put things together like the ...
Information<br />Webinar by National Book Network http://pdfs.nbnbooks.com/BI/SAC/BISACWebinar.pdf<br />Book Industry Stan...
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  1. 1. Daring to be Dewey-less<br />Deb Hoadley, Library Director<br />Langley-Adams Library<br />Groveland, MA<br />
  2. 2.  Daring to make the leap<br />This book describes it all!<br />Why, what & how we did it!<br />Inspiration<br />Motivation<br />Perspiration<br />Justification<br />2<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  3. 3. INSPIRATION<br />Patron desired space<br />Why do patrons prefer to browse/buy from bookstores?<br />Accessibility<br />Familiar subject headings<br />Comfortable areas<br />Attractive spaces<br />Browsing allowed<br />3<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  4. 4. BISAC Categories<br />ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES<br />ARCHITECTURE<br />ART<br />BIBLES<br />BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY<br />BODY, MIND & SPIRIT<br />BUSINESS & ECONOMICS<br />COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS<br />COMPUTERS<br />COOKING<br />CRAFTS & HOBBIES<br />DESIGN*<br />DRAMA<br />EDUCATION<br />FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS<br />FICTION<br />FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY<br />GAMES<br />GARDENING<br />HEALTH & FITNESS<br />HISTORY<br />HOUSE & HOME<br />HUMOR<br />JUVENILE FICTION<br />JUVENILENONFICTION<br />LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES<br />LAW<br />LITERARY COLLECTIONS<br />LITERARY CRITICISM<br />MATHEMATICS<br />MEDICAL<br />MUSIC<br />NATURE<br />PERFORMING ARTS<br />PETS<br />PHILOSOPHY<br />PHOTOGRAPHY<br />POETRY<br />POLITICAL SCIENCE<br />PSYCHOLOGY<br />REFERENCE<br />RELIGION<br />SCIENCE<br />SELF-HELP<br />SOCIAL SCIENCE<br />SPORTS & RECREATION<br />STUDY AIDS<br />TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING<br />TRANSPORTATION<br />TRAVEL<br />TRUE CRIME<br />4<br />http://www.bisg.org/what-we-do-20-73-bisacsubject-<br />headings-2008-edition.php<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  5. 5. Where do you find the BISAC headings?<br />My Spine Label:<br />SPORTS<br />BASEBAL<br />Red Sox<br />5<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  6. 6. Motivation<br />6<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  7. 7. Final Layout<br />7<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  8. 8. Volunteers helped to box up over 500 boxes<br />Coming up with our spine label standard<br />Re-labeling our non-fiction spine labels<br />Changing records<br />Where should we put the new categories?<br />Perspiration<br />8<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  9. 9. Justification<br />Statistical data to support <br />Patrons love the new layout of the library<br />Patrons love the ability to look at the sections and find what they are looking for<br />Shelving is easier<br />No conflict with consortium/just a change in local call number<br />9<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  10. 10. Flexibility & Adaptability<br />Watching patron traffic patterns to best arrange collections<br />Using merchandising techniques to best display collections<br />Signs, signs, signs…<br />10<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  11. 11. The Children’s Room is next! We have many parents and children asking us if we are going to put things together like the adult books<br />Get Ingram to build a program for automatic spine label processing to include BISAC<br /> Do we dare do more?<br />11<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />
  12. 12. Information<br />Webinar by National Book Network http://pdfs.nbnbooks.com/BI/SAC/BISACWebinar.pdf<br />Book Industry Standard Group http://www.bisg.org/<br />Book publishers are putting categories on backs of books <br /> http://waltshiel.com/2009/09/14/to-bisac-or-not-to-bisac/<br />My information: debhoadley@gmail.com<br />SlideshareUrl: <br />12<br />NH READS Fall Program 2011<br />

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