Fiction Section - Shelving by Genre or Dewey?
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Fiction Section - Shelving by Genre or Dewey?
A look at the current debate between two different shelving methods
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AASL Conference 2011: Colorado Elementary School Ditches Dewey for Bookstore Model

How Red Hawk Elementary School, located in Colorado, became the first elementary school in the United States to "ditch Dewey."

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Bookstore model in the school library

A recent MLIS degree recipient reflects on her practicum research that focused on the effect "featured collections" had on circulation.

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Who's killing the Dewey decimal system?

"A handful of pioneering suburban libraries are transitioning from the librarian-loved but misunderstood Dewey to the type of organization system used by booksellers. The new layout groups books by subject rather than number, uses signs to highlight contemporary, popular categories, and displays books by their covers."

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Great Customer Service: Using the Bookstore Model to Create Service-Minded Environments

The Architect's Blog on Dewberry.com suggests that a bookstore model will attract more patrons to public libraries.

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