Oak Park and River Forest High School Library<br />April, 2011 Monthly Report<br />
Highlights<br />National Library Snapshot Day:  A day in the life of the OPRFHS Library.<br />
Highlights<br />National Library Week/National School Library Month Student Center Display<br />Teacher response to the Pl...
Highlights<br />Purchased new databases for next year that will improve access to quality materials for teachers and stude...
Highlights<br />“Survival” Book Display<br />“We Got Issues” Book Display<br />
Highlights<br />Attended the D219 Tech Conference at Niles West HS, April 9th<br />Met with IT Department regarding Web 2....
Collaboration (online pathfinder made for each of the following)<br />Strimple – Playwrights Project (scripts pulled)<br /...
Collaboration<br />Bellamy – Book Talk<br />Strimple – Scene Selection (scripts pulled)<br />Collins – Drawing books<br />...
April Statistics<br />
April Database Statistics (# of searches)<br />
April Database Statistics (# of searches)<br />
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April 2011 monthly reports

  1. 1. Oak Park and River Forest High School Library<br />April, 2011 Monthly Report<br />
  2. 2. Highlights<br />National Library Snapshot Day: A day in the life of the OPRFHS Library.<br />
  3. 3. Highlights<br />National Library Week/National School Library Month Student Center Display<br />Teacher response to the Playaway collection:<br />My students (who are often resistant readers) have greatly enjoyed the use of the Playaways in my classes…I think this helps close the reading gap for them and has proven quite beneficial in their comprehension. More importantly, their enthusiasm for the novels we have read has increased …I cannot properly express how much it has improved my classes.<br />
  4. 4. Highlights<br />Purchased new databases for next year that will improve access to quality materials for teachers and students.<br />
  5. 5. Highlights<br />“Survival” Book Display<br />“We Got Issues” Book Display<br />
  6. 6. Highlights<br />Attended the D219 Tech Conference at Niles West HS, April 9th<br />Met with IT Department regarding Web 2.0 library initiatives<br />Attended the “Information Literacy Summit 2011” at Moraine Valley Community College, April 19th<br />Participated in Booklist’s webinar: “Superbooks: How Graphic Novels Can Save Your Library,” April 14th<br />Attended “One Book, One Chicago “ event at CPL where Neil Gaiman spoke, April 12th<br />
  7. 7. Collaboration (online pathfinder made for each of the following)<br />Strimple – Playwrights Project (scripts pulled)<br />Silver – Intro to Psych final project (books pulled)<br />Bayer – Genome Debate (books pulled)<br />Rosas – Junior Theme (books pulled)<br />Farley – Genetics Glogster (books pulled)<br />Hanson – Affirmative Action Debate (books pulled)<br />Maloney & Noble – Junior Theme (books pulled)<br />Stovall – Junior Theme<br />Walter – Life War Project (Life magazines and books pulled)<br />Gonzalez – Picasso research and interview movies used Windows Movie Maker and flip cameras (books pulled)<br />Fox – Junior Theme<br />Tsilimigras / Booth – Junior Theme<br />Alexander – Junior Theme<br />Williams – 2nd Semester Research Paper<br />Mertz – Speeches by DuBois and Washington<br />
  8. 8. Collaboration<br />Bellamy – Book Talk<br />Strimple – Scene Selection (scripts pulled)<br />Collins – Drawing books<br />Campbell – Painting books<br />Goldberg – Middle East Cultures project<br />
  9. 9. April Statistics<br />
  10. 10. April Database Statistics (# of searches)<br />
  11. 11. April Database Statistics (# of searches)<br />

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