Upper Merion Area HS Library

Annual Report

Snapshot as of 4/7/2014

Materials: 31,027

Patrons: 1,529

Yearly Circulations: 23,877

Visits to the Library Website: 24,964

Visits to the Library Wiki: 36,585

Librarian Collaboration and Involvement

Research Lessons for grades 9-12

  • 9th: Freshman Orientation, Shakespeare Research Project, Digital Academy iMovie, Teen Issues Drug Pamphlet, Humanities RSS Feeds, Science & Tech DuPont Challenge, Basic Research techniques, NoodleTools overview
  • 10th: Reading Olympics Project, Othello Literacy Criticism introduction, Western Civ. Renaissance/Reformation Research Paper
  • 11th: Junior Research Project, Literacy Criticism Refresher, Chemistry Research
  • 12th: Senior Graduation Project, Resume Writing, Economics Current Events Research

Managed student library assistant schedules and duties

District Librarians on elementary half-days

UM Township Librarians

Reading Olympics advisor

MiniTHON staff advisor

JV Softball Coach

Diversity Day committee member

Visited Radnor HS Library and met with Librarian

Participated in LM_Net listserv

Attended Diversity night at UM Twp. Library


Updated Freshman Orientation

Database Trials

  • Rosen Financial Literacy
  • Rosen Digital Literacy
  • Core Concepts: Biology & Periodic Table
  • LibGuides
  • AccessScience
  • Gale Science in Context

Literacy Events

"Spring into Spring" Literacy Night

Book Swap

Book Fair

Class Book Talks

Library March Madness Tournament

Reading Olympics Competition

Professional Development Attended

Webinars: Gale, EBSCO, LibGuides

Database Usage Reports

EBSCO ebooks: