Library Supplies & Furniture | The Library Store Weeding - NYC School Librarian Guidebook - New York City School Library System at NYC DOE Office of Library Services Weeding/De-selection Guidelines Weeding is an essential component of any collection development plan in order to maintain a collection that meets the needs of students and the curriculum. The weeding guidelines should include reasons for weeding and criteria for de-selection. following points may be used as the foundation for weeding guidelines: You Need to Weed… • To maintain a current, useful, dynamic collection • To adapt to changing needs and interests of students and teachers • To accommodate changes in the school’s curriculum • To make the best use of floor and shelf space • To improve the physical appearance of the collection • To assess the collection’s strengths and weaknesses • To increase circulation Weeding Criteria • Length of time since the book was last checked out (on average 5 years) • Age of the book in terms of copyright date (on average 5 years, although age is more telling in some parts of the Dewey scheme than in others, e. g., medical, • Condition of the book Weed It!
Bound to Stay Bound Books - Linking Libraries to Children's Books Library Systems Report 2018 Technologies that focus on supporting traditional library services no longer meet the needs of libraries that wish to strengthen their involvement in new service areas. Academic libraries are looking beyond efficiencies in collection management or improvements in library-provided discovery services. Instead, they are addressing broader education needs by inserting relevant resources into platforms that support the curriculum and enhance their institutions’ research activities. Public libraries seek technologies that improve engagement with their communities. These libraries value reliable and feature-rich automation systems, and they are especially drawn to those that help them deliver compelling digital services. Basic library resource management and discovery capabilities no longer differentiate competitors in this market of mature products. A plethora of integrated library systems (ILS) with long lineages pervades the industry. A year of gentle consolidation Academic libraries
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Best STEM Books K–12 | NSTA Best STEM Books 2020 Past Wiinners Submission guidelines Reading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) trade books is the perfect way for students to develop literacy skills while learning STEM content. STEM is more than a concept diagram with connections among four (or more) subject areas. Through almost a year of study, the NSTA group came up with these criteria for selecting the best STEM literature for young readers: Modeling real-world innovation Embracing real-world design, invention, and innovation Connecting with authentic experiences Showing assimilation of new ideas Illustrating teamwork, diverse skills, creativity, and cooperation Inviting divergent thinking and doing Integrating interdisciplinary and creative approaches Exploring multiple solutions to problems Addressing connections between STEM disciplines Exploring Engineering Habits of Mind Systems thinking Creativity Optimization Collaboration
AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books Each year, AAAS honors the best in science writing and illustration for children and young people by awarding the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books. The prizes began in 2005 by looking back on decades of outstanding science books and honoring five authors and one illustrator for their significant and lasting contribution to children's and young adult science literature and illustration. Beginning in 2006, the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize began honoring recently published, individual science books. In order to underscore the importance of good science books, Science NetLinks has created a number of resources that enable you to bring these prize-winners into your classroom. Filter Resources by Grade: Lessons K-2 | Hands-On Students learn about eggs and observe and describe changes in a variety of simple activities involving eggs. Tools AAAS Resources Other Resources Earlier prize winners include: Children's Science Picture Book: A Chicken Followed Me Home!
Welcome to the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal home page! | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. The award is named in honor of Robert F. 2020 Medal Winner Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, written by Kevin Noble Maillard, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, and published by Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story is a concept book that informs from cover to cover through the lens of a contemporary family. "Maillard's jubilant, affirmative text and Martinez-Neal's cozy, detailed illustrations portray fry bread as a means of connection to family, cultural survival, and a strong future," said Sibert Medal Committee Chair Sally Miculek. 2020 Honor Books Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir, written by Nikki Grimes, and published by WordSong, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane Hey, Water! Hey, Water!