Library Summer Camp 2012 25 Things You Need to Know    About School Libraries                 Peter Doering           Supe...
Library Summer Camp 2012    Where Do I Start?          A School Library             Handbook                    2nd Edition
Library Summer Camp 2012        What is your      Library Mission?                           #10
Library Summer Camp 2012          Library Mission    The mission of the library media    program is to ensure that    stud...
Library Summer Camp 2012                      Providing                     Information                        Skills     ...
Library Summer Camp 2012              Room           Environment                           #8
Library Summer Camp 2012                Bulletin                Boards                           #7
Library Summer Camp 2012                Signage                           #6
Library Summer Camp 2012              Library            Orientation                           #5
Library Summer Camp 2012    Library Orientation Skills   1. How your library is organized:          •     Give a tour of t...
Library Summer Camp 2012                 Library                  Skills                           #4
Library Summer Camp 2012            Library Skills   1. Parts of a book/resource:        Author, title, call number, etc....
Library Summer Camp 2012   4. How to find materials online:       Online searching skills   5. How to use specific resour...
Library Summer Camp 2012          Model School            Library           Standards
Library Summer Camp 2012            Information              Literacy               Skills
Information LiteracyA broader set of library andcommunication skills that enable aperson to:     Find     Understand     E...
The Big6         TMStep 1 – Task DefinitionStep 2 – Information Seeking StrategiesStep 3 – Location and AccessStep 4 – Use...
Library Summer Camp 2012           Collection          Development                           #3
Customers   Who (students/teachers/parents)   What Grades (elementary/secondary)   Reading Levels   Interest Levels  ...
Curriculum   Know what textbooks your school is    using    ◦ Big projects    ◦ Focus on subject areas    ◦ District curr...
Collection Assessment   Titlewise: www.titlewise.com    ◦   Collection size    ◦   Average age    ◦   Number of titles pe...
Library Summer Camp 2012       Selection Policy                           and              Challenge             Procedures
Library Summer Camp 2012               Weeding
Library Summer Camp 2012                  Weeding     WHY WEED?      No room for new materials on shelf      Collection ...
Library Summer Camp 2012  Procedures for Weeding    1.   Decide which materials need to be         removed    2.   Remove ...
Library Summer Camp 2012               Building               Life-Long               Readers                           #2
Accessibility• Display  – Books face out  – Eye level• Variety of Resources  – Magazines, newspapers, action cards, comics...
Motivation• Market titles/Books-to-film• Lists of titles: Website resources   • If you liked…..   • What do I read next….•...
Competence     Curriculum/Teacher           Support•   Topic/Unit lists•   Promote new titles•   Announce award winners•  ...
Experience: Modeling• Oral Reading  – Before you read  – While you read  – After you read• Language Play  – Poetry, riddle...
Library Summer Camp 2012              Library             Advocacy                           #1
Events and Ideas Advertise in Newsletters Back to School Nights Announcements – Have Games Hold Contests Book Clubs ...
Statistics Library usage Examine trends for ordering Reporting and justifying requests Database reports – a lot to cho...
Statistics        Time management         Tell the whole story. Include:   Time spent on inventory   Preparing bibliogra...
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries

1,673 views

Published on

Where Do I Start? A School Library Handbook Second Edition

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,673
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
12
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

10 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries

  1. 1. Library Summer Camp 2012 25 Things You Need to Know About School Libraries Peter Doering Supervisor Media Services Santa Clara County Office of Education
  2. 2. Library Summer Camp 2012 Where Do I Start? A School Library Handbook 2nd Edition
  3. 3. Library Summer Camp 2012 What is your Library Mission? #10
  4. 4. Library Summer Camp 2012 Library Mission The mission of the library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.
  5. 5. Library Summer Camp 2012 Providing Information Skills Helping Promoting Teachers Reading Teach Administrative Duties #9
  6. 6. Library Summer Camp 2012 Room Environment #8
  7. 7. Library Summer Camp 2012 Bulletin Boards #7
  8. 8. Library Summer Camp 2012 Signage #6
  9. 9. Library Summer Camp 2012 Library Orientation #5
  10. 10. Library Summer Camp 2012 Library Orientation Skills 1. How your library is organized: • Give a tour of the library • Fiction/Nonfiction- differences • Dewey Decimal system • Location of special collections 2. Library policies and rules: • Care of books and materials • Rules for behavior and consequences 3. How to check out materials: • Procedures for check out • Time period for checkouts • Overdues and fines
  11. 11. Library Summer Camp 2012 Library Skills #4
  12. 12. Library Summer Camp 2012 Library Skills 1. Parts of a book/resource:  Author, title, call number, etc. 2. Types of materials / How they are organized:  Fiction/nonfiction  Dewey Decimal System 3. How to find materials in the library:  Use of the catalog  How to search by author, title, keyword, subject  Website
  13. 13. Library Summer Camp 2012 4. How to find materials online:  Online searching skills 5. How to use specific resources and collections in the library:  Printed materials – almanac, atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia, and other specialized resources;  Bibliographic information, indexes, table of contents;  Databases – online searching skills specific to each resource.
  14. 14. Library Summer Camp 2012 Model School Library Standards
  15. 15. Library Summer Camp 2012 Information Literacy Skills
  16. 16. Information LiteracyA broader set of library andcommunication skills that enable aperson to: Find Understand Evaluate Use…………… ……..information effectively
  17. 17. The Big6 TMStep 1 – Task DefinitionStep 2 – Information Seeking StrategiesStep 3 – Location and AccessStep 4 – Use of InformationStep 5 – SynthesisStep 6 – Evaluation www.Big6.com CRLS Research Guide http://www.crlsresearchguide.org/Big_Six_ Steps.asp
  18. 18. Library Summer Camp 2012 Collection Development #3
  19. 19. Customers Who (students/teachers/parents) What Grades (elementary/secondary) Reading Levels Interest Levels What Languages Interests (girl/boys, fiction/nonfiction)
  20. 20. Curriculum Know what textbooks your school is using ◦ Big projects ◦ Focus on subject areas ◦ District curriculum maps and guides
  21. 21. Collection Assessment Titlewise: www.titlewise.com ◦ Collection size ◦ Average age ◦ Number of titles per student ◦ Collection distribution (Dewey range) California Library Standards Run Reports What is being used Listen to your students and teachers
  22. 22. Library Summer Camp 2012 Selection Policy and Challenge Procedures
  23. 23. Library Summer Camp 2012 Weeding
  24. 24. Library Summer Camp 2012 Weeding WHY WEED?  No room for new materials on shelf  Collection is unused and unattractive  Full shelves give illusion of a good library collection  To correct mistakes in selection  Maintaining unneeded materials is time consuming
  25. 25. Library Summer Camp 2012 Procedures for Weeding 1. Decide which materials need to be removed 2. Remove the item from the shelf 3. Delete Catalog records 4. Stamp the book “Discarded” 5. Remove school markings 6. Check school policy for removal 7. Physically discard
  26. 26. Library Summer Camp 2012 Building Life-Long Readers #2
  27. 27. Accessibility• Display – Books face out – Eye level• Variety of Resources – Magazines, newspapers, action cards, comics, graphic novels• Interest Level vs. Reading Level: Meet your readers where they are• Schedule – Lunch, recess, and after school
  28. 28. Motivation• Market titles/Books-to-film• Lists of titles: Website resources • If you liked….. • What do I read next….• Genres• New book displays• Book Talks
  29. 29. Competence Curriculum/Teacher Support• Topic/Unit lists• Promote new titles• Announce award winners• Ask for recommendations & input• Support for current events• Bibliographies
  30. 30. Experience: Modeling• Oral Reading – Before you read – While you read – After you read• Language Play – Poetry, riddles, word games• Enthusiasm is Contagious!
  31. 31. Library Summer Camp 2012 Library Advocacy #1
  32. 32. Events and Ideas Advertise in Newsletters Back to School Nights Announcements – Have Games Hold Contests Book Clubs Author Visits Just Get the Word Out – Every Chance
  33. 33. Statistics Library usage Examine trends for ordering Reporting and justifying requests Database reports – a lot to choose from Classes/small groups/after school
  34. 34. Statistics Time management Tell the whole story. Include: Time spent on inventory Preparing bibliographies, pathfinders, etc. Troubling shooting computers Training assistants, students, volunteers Preparing overdues Shelving books Repairing books Purchasing/weeding Preparing for classes

×