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Resources for ditching Dewey and making your library more user friendly.
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Eliterate Librarian: Mr. Dewey, I Bid you Adieu

Eliterate Librarian: Mr. Dewey, I Bid you Adieu | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it

My blog post about ditching Dewey in my nonfiction collection.

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Jodie Wilson's curator insight, July 24, 11:04 PM

Tamara Cox - The eLiterate Librarian on her library collection!

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Try Curiosity!: I-Can-Read with My Eyes Shut!

Try Curiosity!: I-Can-Read with My Eyes Shut! | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it
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A kid friendly way to organize an elementary library.

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Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | School Library Journal

Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | School Library Journal | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it

One library's method for ditching Dewey.

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Van Meter Library Voice: We Spiced Up The Shelves....And Ditched The Dewey

Van Meter Library Voice: We Spiced Up The Shelves....And Ditched The Dewey | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it

Librarian, Shannon Miller, decides to ditch Dewey for subject categories.

 

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Kathy Corbiere's curator insight, January 2, 2013 9:50 AM

Graphic labels...very important

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Beyond Dewey | Follow Suffolk County libraries as they step into a Dewey-free future

In Suffolk County, NY we have several libraries in the consortium that are moving off of Dewey.  This blog is following their adventures in the conversion process.  Enjoy!

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Eliterate Librarian: Dewey Free Update

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Dewey Free update after students return to school and see new system.

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PRESENTATIONS

Some Dewey, Some Don’t Presentation given at ILA 2009 on October 8, 2009 http://deweyfree.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/ila-2009.ppt ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...
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Try Curiosity!: Making Dewey work FOR me, Part I

Try Curiosity!: Making Dewey work FOR me, Part I | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it
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Keeping Dewey, but making it work for you with changes and tweaks.

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Mary Clark's curator insight, April 8, 2013 12:23 PM

Another summer project!

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Taking it to Twitter: Librarians Debate the Demise of Dewey | School Library Journal

Taking it to Twitter: Librarians Debate the Demise of Dewey | School Library Journal | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it

Twitter chat about ditching Dewey.

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Jodie Wilson's curator insight, July 24, 11:14 PM

A worthwhile read!

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Van Meter Library Voice: So We Ditched Dewey....What Comes Next For Our Books And Shelves?

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The Candid Librarian: Jennifer LaGarde, this is for you....

The Candid Librarian: Jennifer LaGarde, this is for you.... | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it

Genre classifiction in fiction.

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The Adventures of Library Girl: QR Codes to the Rescue: Transforming Print from Out of Date, To Out of This World!

The Adventures of Library Girl: QR Codes to the Rescue: Transforming Print from Out of Date, To Out of This World! | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it

QR Codes and nonfiction

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Another Library Ditches Dewey

Another Library Ditches Dewey | Dewey Free Library | Scoop.it
The Frankfort Public Library in Illinois is yet another library, in the growing list of libraries, choosing to break free of the Dewey Decimal Classification System.In an interview with Melissa Ric...
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Standards & Best Practices | Classification Schemes | BISAC Subject Headings | Tutorial & FAQ | Book Industry Study Group, Inc.

BISAC subject categories that guide you in creating sections for your library collection.

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