GVRL in February

Here are the top ten titles:

Babycare 2011
How to Write Your Will e18 2009
Creation Myths of the World: An Encyclopedia, 2nd. ed., vol. 1
Mythology and Culture Worldwide: Aztec Mythology
America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the UnitedStates, vol. 2
The College Blue Book, 44th ed., vol. 3
The Hobbit 1995
Literary Movements for Students, 2nd ed., vol. 2
Contemporary Musicians, vol. 1
Melton’s Encyclopedia of American Religions e8 2009

Top GVRL in December

What an interesting month!

The Encyclopedia of Kidney Diseases and Disorders 2012
The Rough Guide to Costa Rica, 7th ed.
The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology 2002
Science and Its Times, vol. 7: 1950-Present
The Antebellum Era 2003
How to Prepare a Business Plan e5 2008
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 36
International Directory of Company Histories, vol. 114
The Rough Guide to Norway, 6th ed.
K-9 Police Units 2010

October Top Ten GVRL Titles

Knots 2012
Favorite Knots for the Sports Enthusiast 2008
Malaria 2010
The Rough Guide to Fiji, 2nd ed.
Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Vancouver & Victoria, 2014
Motorcycle 2012
The Health Care System e2013 2013
Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Paris, 2014
Norway 2012
Perspectives on Modern World History: The Brown v. Board of Education Trial

Top Ten GVRL Titles in July

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism 2010
The Rough Guide to Portugal, 14th ed.
Sydney 2011
How to Write Persuasively Today 2010
The Value of a Dollar e4 2009
Novels for Students, vol. 11
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 36
Kenya 2013
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd ed., vol. 1
The Rough Guide to Classical Music e5 2010

And that Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism had over 330 full text retrievals!

Top Ten GVRL Titles in May

Prohibition and Death were hot topics!

Prohibition 2013
Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion 2010
American History: The Salem Witch Trials
Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959 2003
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, vol. 2
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 36
Test and Assess Your IQ 2008
Gems 2013
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, vol. 1
American History: Prohibition

GVRL in April–From Argentina to Mary Poppins

Our GVRL top ten really reflects the variety of information and resources available in this collection:

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, 2nd ed., vol. 1
Experimenting with Chemistry 2009
Military Medicine 2008
The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989 2010
The Rough Guide to Argentina, 5th ed.
Investigating Earth’s Oceans 2012
P. L. Travers 1991
Encyclopedia of Communication and Information, vol. 2
The Rough Guide to The Netherlands, 6th ed.
Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Seattle

What happened at the March Information Services Committee meeting?

We had a packed agenda!  Here’s a brief rundown:

  • Presentations about SIL website and resources—who develops? Do we need?
  • Online high school recommendation–should be on the intranet soon.  We will not bring in this service.
  • GVRL order/Electronic resources
  • Puget Sound Consumer’s Checkbook discussion and decision.  Details in IdeaScale.
  • How to manage requests for external web links
  • LibAnswers—need procedures, guidelines, decisions
  • Reference Basics 101—Kathy & Jennifer presented the updated PowerPoint
  • Reference weeding—changes in procedure, how to handle single copies
  • SAM and public computing–update from Anne