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WISS Library
Annual Report
June 2012
Fiona Collins
Head Librarian
Email: fcollins@wiss.cn
Library goals
• developing a library that supports the IB
curriculum from PYP to DP
• promoting a love of reading within t...
Library promotion
• Flexible scheduling introduced to promote maximum
usage throughout the school.
• Regular magazine and ...
Patrons & Circulation
• Students – 555 (53% increase, includes departed
students)
• Faculty – 140
• Parents – 59
• Circula...
Average Circulations per Patron
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80
Parent
Nursery
Pre K
Kindergarten
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade ...
Collection Development
• The collection has grown 30% to 22,841
titles (39,427 copies);
• Growth areas have centered aroun...
WISS Library Collection Development 2009-12
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
7000
8000
BigBook
ChineseBooks
Classroom
Resou...
WISS Library Collection June 2012
Big Book
0%
Chinese Books
7%
E Books
0%
Individual Readers
0%
Magazines
1%
Read Along
0%...
Electronic Databases
• Britannica Online & Global Reference Centre,
Brain Pop, Teen Health & Wellness continued
to be used...
Future plans
• Addition of another Librarian to provide
more collaborative planning
opportunities across the whole school
...
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WISS Library Annual Report 2012

  1. 1. WISS Library Annual Report June 2012 Fiona Collins Head Librarian Email: fcollins@wiss.cn
  2. 2. Library goals • developing a library that supports the IB curriculum from PYP to DP • promoting a love of reading within the WISS community
  3. 3. Library promotion • Flexible scheduling introduced to promote maximum usage throughout the school. • Regular magazine and newsletter articles. • Author visits – 6 major author visits this year including the Graphic artist Kazu Kibuishi. • 2 different Book clubs offered 3 times this year and a 3 day Book Fair during Book Week. • Collaborative teaching opportunities and expanded support to MYP and DP students.
  4. 4. Patrons & Circulation • Students – 555 (53% increase, includes departed students) • Faculty – 140 • Parents – 59 • Circulation – 51,808 loans (31,714 to Faculty) • Summer borrowing – 678 loans • All Secondary textbooks are now circulated through the Library.
  5. 5. Average Circulations per Patron 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 Parent Nursery Pre K Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
  6. 6. Collection Development • The collection has grown 30% to 22,841 titles (39,427 copies); • Growth areas have centered around Magazines & newspapers, Chinese and the Foreign Language collections;
  7. 7. WISS Library Collection Development 2009-12 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 BigBook ChineseBooks Classroom ResourcesEBooks EAL Everybody Fiction Adult Fiction M iddle Fiction Prim aryFiction YA Foreign Languages GraphicNovels Guided Readers Hom e Readers IndividualReadersM agazines M ulitM edia Non Fiction ParentResources Read AlongReference TeacherResources May-09 Jun-10 Jun-11 Jun-12
  8. 8. WISS Library Collection June 2012 Big Book 0% Chinese Books 7% E Books 0% Individual Readers 0% Magazines 1% Read Along 0% Mulit Media 0% Teacher Resources 4% EAL 1% Fiction Adult 1% Everybody 9% Fiction Middle 4% Fiction Primary 7% Fiction YA 1% Reference 1% Classroom Resources 18% Home Readers 15% Non Fiction 16% Guided Readers 10% Parent Resources 0% Foreign Languages 3% Graphic Novels 1%
  9. 9. Electronic Databases • Britannica Online & Global Reference Centre, Brain Pop, Teen Health & Wellness continued to be used this year; • Tumble Books replaced Bookflix and Childroad was introduced for Chinese language; • Questia High School database was added; • Turnitin and Newsbank are under consideration for 2012-13.
  10. 10. Future plans • Addition of another Librarian to provide more collaborative planning opportunities across the whole school and develop the Library programme thoughout the school. • Introduction of iPads in the Library.

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