2014 / 2013 Library End of Year Re-cap

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Library Annual Re-Cap
Tomahawk School District, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
2014 / 1013
Library Usage Statistics
Note: the numbers are based on annual school population - see figures on Annual Report Detail.
Are students checking out books and pleasure reading?
Royal Bank of Scotland
JPMorgan Chase
Bank of America
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial
Credit Agricole
Trend reflects up turn at middle school, while steady at elementary considering smaller population. 
High school decrease reflects increased required reading in high school classroom and use of ebooks.
China Construction Bank
Wells Cargo
JPMorgan Chase
Bank of America
Bank of China
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial
However, the method and delivery is changing!
Rest of world
Our students and e-books!
OverDrive set up for High School to support Curriculum Companion digital reading requirements. OverDrive also offers offline reading through downloading books onto the Chromebook.
NOTE: Currently 81 items checked out!
Both e-book collections open 24 / 7 and 365 days per year for ALL users!
Our students use database research supported materials!
2012 / 2013 Usage Detail
2013 / 2014 Usage Detail
Evaluation of Points of View and Poetry and Short Story, surveying staff and students, and collaborative analysis of curriculum needs in addition to trail of alternative databases provided grounds to discontinue both databases.   Poetry and Short Story will be replaced by Badgerlink's resources (provided by DPI) and Points of View by ProQuest's Issues and Controversies. 
District Library 1,520 visits
School Library 19,664 visits
Allowing 24 / 7 365 access to all resources encourages and supports learning.  Usage illustrates students and staff supporting and using the resources available.   Our school libraries support learning, exploration, and imagination!
Library Webpage: Visits...allow for 24 / 7 access to library resources.
“Our mission is to boldly empower all students to be socially responsible effective users and producers of information developing into life-long learners in an ever changing world.”
Library Mission Statement
Who We Serve
755 visits in June 2013
4,983 visits in June 2013