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

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

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Tracy Smith's curator insight, June 15, 2015 9:54 PM

This article has lists that would be good to start out with

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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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Done with Dewey | ALSC Blog

Great discussion about why Dewey is not the perfect system.


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

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

Genre classifiction in fiction.


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Eliterate Librarian: Mr. Dewey, I Bid you Adieu

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

My blog post about ditching Dewey in my nonfiction collection.


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Jodie Wilson's curator insight, July 24, 2014 11:04 PM

Tamara Cox - The eLiterate Librarian on her library collection!

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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 | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it

One library's method for ditching Dewey.


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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 | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it

Twitter chat about ditching Dewey.


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Jodie Wilson's curator insight, July 24, 2014 11:14 PM

A worthwhile read!

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Genrefying the Fiction Section: The Pros and Cons

Genrefying the Fiction Section: The Pros and Cons | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it
image found on Google Images search (labeled for reuse with modification)Recently, I created a publicly editable document (I LOVE LOVE LOVE that we have technology that helps us collaborate and sha...
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Jodie Wilson's curator insight, July 24, 2014 9:29 PM

A comprehensive collaboratively compiled guide that outlines the pros and cons of genrefying your school library fiction collection.

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Ditching Dewey: Hot Topic in Hartford | AASL 2013

Ditching Dewey: Hot Topic in Hartford | AASL 2013 | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it
At the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) 16th National Conference in Hartford, CT, common themes and hot topics of discussion emerged. One popped up numerous times—
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Symbaloo

Symbaloo | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it
I really like Symbaloo! A place where you can organize and share your favorite websites. How do you like Symbaloo?
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The Adventures of Library Girl: Five MORE Conversations [About School Libraries] That I Don’t Want To Have Anymore

The Adventures of Library Girl: Five MORE Conversations [About School Libraries] That I Don’t Want To Have Anymore | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it
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Eliterate Librarian: Dewey Free Update

Eliterate Librarian: Dewey Free Update | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it

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


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Another Library Ditches Dewey

Another Library Ditches Dewey | Library Genrefication | 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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Eliterate Librarian: No Dewey?! The Horror

Eliterate Librarian: No Dewey?! The Horror | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it

Causing conversation about ditching Dewey.


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Try Curiosity!: Making Dewey work FOR me, Part I

Try Curiosity!: Making Dewey work FOR me, Part I | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it

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Tamara Cox's curator insight, April 7, 2013 7:19 PM

Keeping Dewey, but making it work for you with changes and tweaks.

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

Another summer project!

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Genrefying Fiction

MEMO Presentation Fall 2012
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Sandy Oas's curator insight, October 26, 2014 3:17 PM

-Really nice slide show about reorganizing the fiction section.  Wish I could have seen the presentation at MEMO. - S.

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The Issue of Genrefication: Arrangement of Adult Fiction in a Public Library

The Issue of Genrefication: Arrangement of Adult Fiction in a Public Library | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it
Reflection In this paper, I looked at the arguments for and against separating fiction collections by genre. Although I could see the logic behind each argument, I ended up siding with the argument...
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Who's killing the Dewey decimal system?

To find a favorite book in Elgin's Rakow Branch library, 6-year-old Rina Teglia marched straight to the "Ready to Read" section and picked out "Bathtime for Biscuit." While she was at it, a nearby...
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Ditching Dewey? The Bookstore Model for Library Collections | SJSD Libraries

I've run across a few blog posts detailing recent efforts school libraries have made in switching from the Dewey Decimal System for non-fiction books to a
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Summer Project: Kill Dewey

Summer Project: Kill Dewey | Library Genrefication | Scoop.it

One elementary library switches from Dewey to subject organization.


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