The Eternal and Modern Classics of a Reference Collection

As a librarian, I believe that everything needs to be kept. Everything needs to be catalogued. Everything needs to be indexed. Everything. But not by me. As a TL in a high school, I am not the one to do it. Large public and academic institutions are the ones to do it. They have the … More The Eternal and Modern Classics of a Reference Collection

The Synthesis Essay and Reference Services

In our library, we need to find a way to bring more senior English teachers in to use our resources and services, especially providing help with finding appropriate criticism, incorporating quotations and in-text citations, and providing instruction for works cited pages. We know this from an inquiry project members of our department participated in last … More The Synthesis Essay and Reference Services

Political Science Encyclopedia: Evaluation of a Reference Work

Our Reference Section, at Hamber, inhabits eight bays. About one third of it is current, useful and well-used. Another third is less used by students, but relatively current (or current for the type of resource that it is). And one third needs to be replaced or weeded. We have aggressively weeded the collection—reference included—over the … More Political Science Encyclopedia: Evaluation of a Reference Work

Junior Sci-fi and Fantasy Reading List

Science Fiction and Fantasy literature is certainly popular these days. However, it is mostly presented in popular culture through films and television/streaming shows. In fact, these genres were made popular, initially, through books, and their attraction is still perhaps strongest through novels. It should be noted that Science Fiction and Fantasy are part of a … More Junior Sci-fi and Fantasy Reading List

Final Analysis

So, in this blog, I will not be discussing the technology I used to create my final project. I used Word, and I do not think that is cutting edge. It is a standard, but most are very used to it, and there is little to discuss. Instead, I will discuss how the project has … More Final Analysis