Collection Development Analysis

The assignment was to get our hands on a collection development policy and analyze it compared to ALA's recommendations. I found one for the School Who Shall Not Be Named Independent School District (SWSNBN ISD).  Overall I had mostly good things to say about SWSNBN ISD, but since they were kind enough to let me use … Continue reading Collection Development Analysis

5200 Information Organization Project

Here is my final project for INFO 5200 Information Organization. I am posting this for the purpose of helping others understand these concepts, not for people to copy. Professor Enoch and the other professors stressed that they diligently check for plagiarism. In other classes, I sometimes search for what others have written to help me … Continue reading 5200 Information Organization Project

FRBR

I'm on Draft 2 of my IOP, specifically 2.2, and I found this page very useful as I tried to understand FRBR. http://kcoyle.blogspot.com/2007/02/i-have-long-had-hard-time-with-frbr.html And this was helpful for section 2.1 For section 2.2 FRBR look at this here I'm still fumbling around. So far I have not found the readings on Blackboard (Learn) or the … Continue reading FRBR

5200 Institute

I’m at the UNT Info5200 Institute today. All day. I can’t wait to dig in and start understanding what this class is all about. So far I know we are going to put together and design a small database. This will help us be better at thinking critically about and analyze databases. We will be … Continue reading 5200 Institute

Shelving and Shushing

People often have a very clear image of librarians in their minds, even if it is a little ( or a lot) cardboard cutout-ish. Well, actually they have two. Stereotype #1 Old, as in grey hair. Mousey. Loves sweaters. Glasses, often cat-eyed. Wrinkled. Cranky. Super sensitive to the slightest noise. Shushing. And endlessly shelving books. Am … Continue reading Shelving and Shushing

Theme of the Week: Research

Everything this week is centered around either teaching research or doing research. I'm exited that I was able to do a project that I can use for the Historical Fiction Unit this year. Here is a google search for my Fever 1793 group. I haven't decided if I want to create a custom search for … Continue reading Theme of the Week: Research