Best Practices in School Library Genrefication
Carolyn Jo Starkey, SVHS/JCIB/SVTA
Carla Leake Crews, SVHS/JCIB/SVTA
Shanno...
Panel Introduction
• Shades Valley HS / JCIB / SVTA
• cstarkey@jefcoed.comCarolyn Starkey
• Shades Valley HS / JCIB / SVTA...
What is Genrefication?
Genrefication of a collection is a highly individual
process for a library, full of triumphs and pitfalls.
How Do I Start?...
Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey
Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
Before weeding
After weeding
Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey
Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
Preparing for genrefication
Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey
Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
The process begins:
gather supplies &
recruit help...
Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey
Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey
Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey
Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
Temporary signage
Still on our to-do list:
• Shift...
Shannon Sisco
Calera Intermediate School
-Research
-PLAN! PLAN!
-It was a lot of work!
-It was worth all the hard work.
Shannon Sisco
Calera Intermediate School
Process
-Decide on your neighborhoods.
-Order/Gather Materials
-Let the maddness ...
Shannon Sisco
Calera Intermediate School
Signage
Shannon Sisco
Calera Intermediate School
Destiny (Getting New Books)
-Determine neighborhood
-Make stacks of different nei...
Melissa McRae
Boaz Middle School
Getting Started
• Talk with other librarians.
• Recruit student helpers.
• Decide on genr...
Melissa McRae
Boaz Middle School
Identifying Genres
• Identification Labels/Signage
• Use the Internet
• Automation System
Melissa McRae
Boaz Middle School
Positives
• Increased circulation
• Easier for students to locate
items
• Weeding/repairi...
Questions from the Audience
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Alabama School Library Association Annual Conference 2014 Presentation by Carolyn Starkey and Carla Crews, Shades Valley/JCIB/SVTA; Shannon Sisco, Calera Intermediate School; and Melissa McRae, Boaz Middle School.

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Best practices in school library genrefication

  1. 1. Best Practices in School Library Genrefication Carolyn Jo Starkey, SVHS/JCIB/SVTA Carla Leake Crews, SVHS/JCIB/SVTA Shannon Sisco, Calera Intermediate School Melissa McRae, Boaz Middle School
  2. 2. Panel Introduction • Shades Valley HS / JCIB / SVTA • cstarkey@jefcoed.comCarolyn Starkey • Shades Valley HS / JCIB / SVTA • ccrews@jefcoed.comCarla Crews • Calera Intermediate School • ssisco@shelbyed.k12.al.usShannon Sisco Melissa McRae •Boaz Middle School •mmcrae@boazk12.org
  3. 3. What is Genrefication?
  4. 4. Genrefication of a collection is a highly individual process for a library, full of triumphs and pitfalls. How Do I Start? http://www.pinterest.com/carolynstarkey/genrefication-2014-asla-conference- presentation/
  5. 5. Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA Before weeding After weeding
  6. 6. Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA Preparing for genrefication
  7. 7. Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA The process begins: gather supplies & recruit helpers
  8. 8. Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
  9. 9. Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA
  10. 10. Carla Crews and Carolyn Starkey Shades Valley High School / JCIB / SVTA Temporary signage Still on our to-do list: • Shift books, make room where needed • Relocate shelving for classics • Finalize section locations & make permanent signage
  11. 11. Shannon Sisco Calera Intermediate School -Research -PLAN! PLAN! -It was a lot of work! -It was worth all the hard work.
  12. 12. Shannon Sisco Calera Intermediate School Process -Decide on your neighborhoods. -Order/Gather Materials -Let the maddness begin!
  13. 13. Shannon Sisco Calera Intermediate School Signage
  14. 14. Shannon Sisco Calera Intermediate School Destiny (Getting New Books) -Determine neighborhood -Make stacks of different neighborhoods -Label books - Change call number
  15. 15. Melissa McRae Boaz Middle School Getting Started • Talk with other librarians. • Recruit student helpers. • Decide on genres. • Don't stress.
  16. 16. Melissa McRae Boaz Middle School Identifying Genres • Identification Labels/Signage • Use the Internet • Automation System
  17. 17. Melissa McRae Boaz Middle School Positives • Increased circulation • Easier for students to locate items • Weeding/repairing
  18. 18. Questions from the Audience

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