[library-media] High Schools - do you require ID?

Asay, Michelle M mmasay at graniteschools.org
Mon Nov 8 11:45:04 MST 2010


To simplify student checkout we have a USB keypad that students type their student number on. It makes checkout quick and easy.

Michelle Asay
LMITS Granger High School


Same at our school.


On 11/8/10 10:10 AM, "Jeri Albrecht" <jeraldene.albrecht at jordan.k12.ut.us>
wrote:

> We try to make checking books out as convenient as possible for our kids. A
> book on the shelf is one less in the hands of a student. If they have their
> id - great, if they can't remember their id - fine we look up their last
> name, or we will just key in their id as they tell us what it is. We love to
> have our books check out and try to make it a good experience for the
> students. When the student comes up in our system with or without an id, we
> verify that it is the student usually by using their name in the transaction
> (pictures aren't always available in the system). We have found that by
> using the students name you start building relationships with the kids and
> soon you have repeat patrons that are eager to share what they are reading
> and are willing to offer suggestions for titles to add to your collection.
> We have a student body of just slightly under 2,500 kids. This process works
> for us, if you have any questions feel free to email me.
> Jeri Albrecht
> Bingham High School
> Librarian Teacher
> Jeraldene.albrecht at jordan.k12.ut.us
>  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org
> [mailto:library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org] On Behalf Of Lanell Rabner
> Sent: Friday, November 05, 2010 10:02 AM
> To: Pat Gerstner; library-media at lists.uen.org
> Subject: Re: [library-media] High Schools - do you require ID?
> 
> I always ask for a student ID first, but most times
> students don't have it, so I then will type in their
> student ID#, check the picture, repeat the name, and ask
> if this them. I have not had any problems, at least
> problems that I am aware of. There is no easy answer to
> this one. : )
> 
> ~lanell
> 
> On Fri, 05 Nov 2010 09:26:14 -0600
>   "Pat Gerstner" <patg at provo.edu> wrote:
>> Do you require students to show their ID to check out a
>> book?  
>> 
>> We are rethinking our policy and your input would really
>> help.
>> 
>> Thanks so much,
>> pat
>> 
>> Pat Gerstner, Librarian
>> Timpview High School
>> 3570 N Timpview Dr.
>> Provo, UT 84604
>> 801-221-9720 x 3513
>> patg at provo.edu
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
> Lanell Rabner
> Librarian
> Springville High School
> 1205 East 900 South
> Springville, Utah 84663 USA
> 801.489.2870
> lanell.rabner at nebo.edu
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