Team 3

Librarians for this team are:
1 high school Librarian = Laura Flocks
1 middle school Librarian = Mary Pettigrew
1 elementary Librarian = Tammy Holley
1 elementary Librarian = Loli de LLano
1 elementary Librarian = Sheri Malget
1 elementary Librarian = Dan Nagel

Be specific. Discuss all aspects of the question from various perspectives. Do some research if you want to. You have about 20 minutes for each question, although the first question should take less. Question 3 is the critical one that should take the most time. Write your answers on this wiki page after each question.

Question 1:

What hardware, software, infrastructure, resources, and training diddid you need to meet the needs of your students for assignments and/or curiosity in the ’07 school year? (Think in terms of information, tools [computers, software, databases, etc.], reading motivators, Library spaces, and training for you)

Hardware(XP computers, putty dells removed from circ desks), infrastructure (wireless some schools), software (Office 2003, SASI, JWALK, Meriwether, Atomic Learning, all databases), reading motivators (AR, Tumblebooks, TeachingBooks, Bluebonnet, Online Book Review), resources (projectors, smartboard, laptop for library lessons)

Question 2:

What hardware, software, infrastructure, resources, and training willwill you need to meet the needs of your students for assignments and/or curiosity in the ’08 school year? (Think in terms of information, tools [computers, software, databases, etc.], reading motivators, Library spaces, and training for you)

Hardware(XP computers, laptops for every librarian), infrastructure (wireless all libraries and schools), software (Vista, Encore, SASI, JWALK, Meriwether, Atomic Learning, all databases, EBSCO, Prometheus), reading motivators (AR, Tumblebooks, TeachingBooks, Bluebonnet, Online Book Review, Novelist K-8, playaways, electronic books), resources (projectors, smartboard, laptop for library lessons) training (prometheus, new databases, MARC magician) home access to library share folder and JWALK, faster back-up


Question 3:

What hardware, software, infrastructure, resources, and training will you need to meet the needs of your students for assignments and/or curiosity in the ’11 school year? (Think in terms of information, tools [computers, software, databases, etc.], reading motivators, Library spaces, and training for you)

Hardware (RFID, check-out laptops, PDAs, IPOD, home access to SAN folders, phase out VHS & cassettes/players, mini- pen LCD projectors ), Infrastructure (upgraded cables triple wires & boxes, video capability, digital cameras), training on all new software/hardware and resources

Question 4:

What hardware, software, infrastructure, resources, and training will you need to meet the needs of your students for assignments and/or curiosity in the ’20 school year? (Think in terms of information, tools [computers, software, databases, etc.], reading motivators, Library spaces, and training for you)

Bar-code the students or biometric id, virtual library, library w/out walls, online classes high school, electronic check-out, new classification system, no more paper & pencil, no xerox sheets, online testing