*The conversation on this site applies to libraries that have traditionally relied on the Dewey Decimal Classification system, typically public and K-12 school libraries. In this case, genre-based categories are considered to be either additions to, alternatives to, or adaptations of the Dewey system. More information regarding the definition of genrefication is provided here.
This site was created during the Summer 2015 in conjunction with LIBR 266 Collection Development by Suzanne Sannwald, Master in Library and Information Science and Teacher Librarian credential candidate in San Jose State University's School of Information.
Since 2014, Suzanne has worked as Teacher Librarian in Santee, California at West Hills High School, which is part of the Grossmont Union High School District. Her previous experience includes working as a secondary classroom teacher, classified library technician, district supervisor of library & media services, and higher education technology manager.