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Ditching Dewey: Labeling the Books | Mighty Little Librarian

Ditching Dewey: Labeling the Books | Mighty Little Librarian | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
Mighty Little Librarian - Librarian Tiff's Blog
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Labels and stickers and protectors, oh my!

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Ditching Dewey: Hot Topic in Hartford | AASL 2013

Ditching Dewey: Hot Topic in Hartford | AASL 2013 | Just UnDew It | 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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Genreifying got folks hot under the collar at #AASL13.

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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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One library's hybrid approach: a "'mash-up' system, in which books are grouped by category under large signs reading 'In the News' for current events, or 'New & Hot' for best-sellers, but are filed within each category by the Dewey numbers on the spines."

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Mrs. ReaderPants: Genre-fication

Mrs. ReaderPants: Genre-fication | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
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Recommended at the Ditching Dewey session at #aasl13

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Genre Based Fiction for Middle School Students

Genre Based Fiction for Middle School Students | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
A website created by LIS 506 students intended as a resource for librarians who are interested in rearranging their young adult fiction collections by genre
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The focus is on middle and above but there's a lot of information gathered here.  Useful resource.

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Ditching Dewey: Choosing Genre Categories | Mighty Little Librarian

Ditching Dewey: Choosing Genre Categories | Mighty Little Librarian | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
Mighty Little Librarian - Librarian Tiff's Blog
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Part one of a series of blog posts in which Tiff explains her genrefication process.

 

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YA Books and More: Why Genrefy? The Hows and Whys I Decided to Change

YA Books and More: Why Genrefy? The Hows and Whys I Decided to Change | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
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Discusses her thought process as well as the actual physical and catalog change processes.

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Oakmont Regional High librarian eyes ditching Dewey Decimal System for new classification

Oakmont Regional High librarian eyes ditching Dewey Decimal System for new classification | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
ASHBURNHAM -- Books about homosexuality are on the same shelf as books on incest and prostitution.
Homer's "Iliad" is in the nonfiction section.
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Excellent tip: The SLMS has obtained a grant to cover supplies and staffing for the conversion.

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Dewey or Don't We

Dewey or Don't We | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
Development, implementation, and results of reorganizing the school library
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This Scooper has already collected a ton of great links.  No need to reinvent her wheel!

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Twitter / bunnifluezl: I want the 152.4 one!! DEWEY ...

Twitter / bunnifluezl: I want the 152.4 one!! DEWEY ... | Just UnDew It | Scoop.it
I want the 152.4 one!! DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM JOKES :') http://t.co/utv7RrkUUT
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Instant Librarian: Just Add Coffee. Love it. Want a t-shirt. 

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