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Friday, September 27 • 10:45am - 11:35am
Genrefy Your School Library: Practical Tips & Free Follett Services

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This session offers practical advice for school librarians who want to genrefy their collections. Follett Representative Scott Spanier will share free genrefying services offered by Follett to simplify the process. Scott will be joined by Fargo Public Schools librarians Edie Thiel and Jennifer Hess who have both genrefied their libraries and will offer practical tips and insights. Come learn about labeling options, the importance of sublocations, the role of local subject headings, and more!

Presentation Link: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18pnC4f4vv5Vg78gzmaf5b-_9s8jKtvklCKcsPTdbFaM/edit?usp=sharing

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Amy Soma

Library Program Coordinator, Fargo Public Schools
Amy Soma is the Library Program Coordinator for Fargo Public Schools with 15 years of experience in libraries and education. She holds a Master of Library Science from Emporia State University and is a Lilead Fellow.

Jennifer Hess

School Library Media Specialist, Fargo Public Schools
Jennifer Hess has been an educator in Fargo Public Schools for 15 years. She has a Master’s degree in Library Information Technology. She has taught high school English, been a high school technology coach, elementary library, and is currently the Library Program Coordinator for... Read More →

Scott Spanier

Sales Consultant, Follett
Scott Spanier has been with Follett for over 25 years, helping schools and school libraries build and maintain their collections to match the goals of the district. He attends in-service meetings to answer questions, show updates in Titlewave, and demonstrate new features and updates... Read More →

Edie Thiel

Library Media Specialist, Fargo Public Schools
Edie Thiel has been an educator in Fargo Public Schools for 30 years. She has a Master’s degree in Reading Education and taught 8th-9th grade English for 17 years. She has been a Library Media Specialist for Fargo Public Schools for 13 years and is currently the Library Media Specialist... Read More →

Friday September 27, 2019 10:45am - 11:35am CDT
Room 6 805 E. Beaton Dr., West Fargo, ND 58078
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