Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Winter Meeting - February 25

Just a reminder that our winter meeting will be this coming Monday, February 25th. Details below:

All members of HVLA are invited.  RSVP here.

Ethical Culture School
33 Central Park West
NY, NY 10023

Social to follow at PJ Clarke's (44 West 63rd Street) -- Please join us!

February 25th
3:30-4:00 Social Gathering
4:00-4:30 Business Meeting
4:30-5:30 Choose from one of two options

  • Library Learning Commons: Susan Harris, Harvey School Librarian will give a presentation on the shift from traditional school library to a learning commons model.  She will discuss why her school is considering the change and where they are in the planning process.  Sarah Couri will then present on her experience working in an information commons.  Q&A to follow.
  • Ditching Dewey: Tali Kaplan, Ethical Culture Fieldston Librarian will present on how she reclassified her library's collection and "ditched Dewey."  By examining alternatives to Dewey, this workshop will look at customary practices, review the research, and examine differences between Metis and other cataloging systems.  Participants will have an opportunity to classify books and discuss their choices.
We look forward to seeing you there!

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