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Budget Proposal

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Budget Proposal

  1. 1. International High School Library Paterson, NJ A Presentation By: Marie Louise Lawson
  2. 2. Today’s Presentation  Overview of the Library’s Current Resources  What’s Missing? What We Need to Educate our Students  Total Cost to the Board of Ed  Acknowledgments
  3. 3. Library Resources: Non-Fiction Religion History & Biography Social Science Religion Social Science Language Science & Math Geography Liberal Arts Career & College Liberal Arts History & Biography Career & College Language Geography Science & Math
  4. 4. Library Resources: Reference Electronic Sources Periodicals Encyclopedias Encyclopedias Dictionaries/Thesauri Volume Sets Periodicals Volume Sets Electronic Sources Dictionaries/Thesauri
  5. 5. What’s Missing? Science and Math Science and Math Resources • Math resources, other than Finance & Economics study guides, are scarce Pre-Calc Algebra • Modern math resources do General Math not cover 1950-present Energy Animals • Physics, Pre-History, and Plants geology sources are lacking DNA & Genetics in Science subject PreHistory Technology • Technology resources are Physics mostly out-of-date and deal Forensics with past technological Evolution advancements Environment Biology Chemistry Space & Astronomy General Science 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70
  6. 6. The Solution: Science and Math  Increase general mathematics resources by adding Volume Sets and specific math subjects:  The World of Mathematics: A Four-Volume Set by James Newman  The Calculus Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Excel at Calculus by Adrian Banner  Fill in the gaps in Science with more resources on Pre-History (including Geology) and Physics:  This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of Human Obsession by Daniel J. Levitin  Pre-Columbian Landscapes of Creation and Origin by John Edward Staller  Increase and update Technology sources for modern advances:  The Race Between Education and Technology by Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz  Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction by James E. McClellan and Harold Dorn Total Spending for Science and Math: $1,757.65
  7. 7. What’s Missing? History and Biography History Resources • American and World/Ancient Civilization War History is well-covered • Collection is in need of People and Cultures more Women’s History and Biographies World • African American History, excluding slavery, is American (General) lacking as well • Biographies of American African American Historical figures needed • More information on Women World Politics and Political Government History is needed (American) 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140
  8. 8. The Solution: History and Biography  Increase the number of texts dealing with Women’s history:  Women in World History: Readings from 1500 to the Present by Sarah S. Hughes  Through Women’s Eyes: An American History with Documents by Ellen Carol DuBois and Lynn Dumenil  Increase the number of texts that cover African American history post- slavery:  African American Firsts: Famous Little-Known and Unsung Triumphs of Blacks in America by Joan Potter  Great Speeches by African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Barack Obama and Others by James Daley  Update existing information on World Politics  World Politics: Trend and Transformation by Charles W. Kegley  Budget $350 to increase the Biography section:  Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera  Einstein: His Life and Universe by Waleter Isaccson Total Spending for History and Biography: $1,550.49
  9. 9. What’s Missing? Arts and Humanities Arts and Humanities Resources • More drama, media, and Theatre theatre resources are necessary • Writing guides are Drama scarce, especially for standardized testing and class usage Art & Media • Expand Music section beyond its current place Writing in theatre •New section to add: Art History Literature 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
  10. 10. The Solution: Arts and Humanities  Increase number of drama-based theatre and general media sources:  The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre by John Russell Brown  Mediated: How the Media Shapes Our World and the Way We Live in It by Thomas de Zengotita  Increase the number of writing and style guides for better student writing:  Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly by Gail Carson Levine  MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing  Expand music section beyond a sub-section of theatre:  Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, Revised and Expanded by Oliver Sacks  Music Quickens Time by Daniel Barenboim  Add a new Art History section and begin to build the collection:  History of Art for Young People, 6th Edition by Anthony F. Janson  The Oxford History of Western Art by Martin Kemp Total Spending for the Arts and Humanities: $1,729.59
  11. 11. What’s Missing? Religion and Language Religion Resources • Christianity covered in general religion histories General/Other and texts •More sources on Hinduism Buddhism and Hinduism religions are needed Buddhism •American Sign Language sources need to be added Islam to the Language collection Judaism Christianity 0 10 20 30 40 50 60
  12. 12. The Solution: Religion and Language  Increase the number of Buddhist and Hindu texts in the Religion section:  The Art of Buddhism: An Introduction to Its History and Meaning by Denise Paty Leidy  Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk by John Esposito, Susan Tyler Hitchcock, Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu  Increase the number of texts on American Sign Language:  Signing Illustrated: The Complete Learning Guide by Mickey Flodin  The American Sign Language Phrase Book by Barbara Bernstein Fant, Betty Miller, and Lou Fant Total Spending for Religion and Language: $1,208.85
  13. 13. What’s Missing? Other Reference Sources Library Resources: Reference • Volume sets cover history, law, science, literature, biography, civil Electronic Sources Periodicals Encyclopedias rights, culture, and ethnic history •At least one more electronic Encyclopedia is necessary Volume Sets • Three to Four more periodical subscriptions • More diverse language dictionaries Dictionaries/Thesauri
  14. 14. The Solution: Reference Sources  Add one more electronic Encyclopedia to the online resource list:  Encyclopedia Britannica 2009 Student and Home Edition by Avanquest  Budget $200 per year for new periodical subscriptions, including:  Political magazine(s)  Literary magazine(s)  News-based material (magazines and/or newspapers)  Add more general and diverse language dictionaries to the current collection:  The Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases by Jennifer Speake  A New Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Classical Quotations by Hugh Percy Jones Total Spending for Reference Sources: $274.11 (first year)
  15. 15. The Total Cost  Science & Math………………………$1,757.65  History & Biography…………………$1,550.49  Arts & Humanities…..……………….$1,729.59  Religion & Language…………………$1,408.85  Reference Sources…………………… $274.11 Grand Total…………………………...$6,521.27
  16. 16. Acknowledgements  Pricing and Text information from:  Follet Corporation: www.follet.com  Baker & Taylor, Inc. : www.btol.com  Special Thanks to the Paterson Educational Association and Pat Harvey, for the use of her library  Presentation and narration by Marie Louise Lawson

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