As the new school year begins, we know we must clean up our library spaces. But what about our virtual spaces–specifically the library catalog? Months of increasing overdue books, possible fines, and outdated lists mean a large discrepancy between what… Read More ›
Summer Planning – Assessing the School Library (continued)
Assessing the School Library Collection and the Catalog As we gear up for whatever the 2021-2022 school year has in store for us, now may be a good time to evaluate a few areas before the semester begins. This summer,… Read More ›
Weeding without Controversy: Part Two – The Process
Mapping your library A starting point to organize and begin a massive weeding project is to get a feel for the physical space. Some may want to use a computer to draw out the shelving to scale to understand how… Read More ›
If You Order It, They Will Read It!
Among all the jobs that school librarians have, collection development often falls to the wayside. Lesson planning, teaching, decorating the library, book fair, reading promotion–all of these often get my attention way before I am ready to order books. Here… Read More ›