T.C. Williams Library
December 2012 Monthly Report
Minnie Howard students participated in author – Neal Shusterman’s live webcast on December 4, 2012. Students participated in the live polls and surveys during the webcast by logging on to the website and also called in questions to the author.
Scenes from the library
Instruction & Collaboration
o Research Skills (Bylen)
o Research & databases for 1850’s “Meeting of the Minds” (Hudgens)
o Literary criticism of “Streetcar named Desire” and ebook access for “The Awakening” (Zahn)
o Literacy (Martin)
o Outreach to Stonewall and the Satellite campus continued with lessons on online research tools and library loan.
o Introduced second wave of TC celebrities’ “READ” posters to be produced by Advanced Photography students. (Sidley)
o In an effort to improve our “brand”, we’re asking Graphic Design students (Elkins) to redesign print and electronic graphics for the library.
o Purchased $6,000 of new books and processed approx. $1,300 of books previously ordered.
o Created displays for new materials, Abraham Lincoln, Astronomy, Anna Karenina, The Hobbit, and popular author John Green’s top picks.
o We visited Woodson HS. Library and learned of some innovative programs which we hope to introduce here.