Bookstore model ins and outs

Here’s a link to my presentation at the AEA today on the bookstore model.3d wooden shelves background with books. computer generated

Steps:

1.Find (mostly uninterrupted) time

2.Get help if you can

3.Mostly plan your categories

4.Touch every book

5.Categorize

6.Labels

7.Signage

8.Circ system

Complete BISAC subject headings can be found here, or transcribed in my spreadsheet

Categories:

Nonfiction

  1. America
    1. Government
    2. History
      1. 20th Century
      2. General
      3. Early
      4. 19th Century
      5. Revolution
      6. Civil War
      7. 21st Century
      8. World War
      9. War in Asia
    3. Native Americans
    4. Military
    5. States
  2. Animals
    1. General
      1. Habitats
      2. Misc. Invertebrates
      3. Endangered/Extinct
      4. Encyclopedia
      5. Animal babies
      6. Traits
    2. Bugs
      1. General
      2. Bees
      3. Spiders
      4. Butterflies
      5. Insects
    3. Fish
      1. General
      2. Sharks
      3. Assorted
    4. Amphibians
      1. General
    5. Reptiles
      1. General
      2. Lizards
      3. Turtles
      4. Crocs/Gators
    6. Birds
      1. General
      2. Assorted
      3. Penguins
      4. Birds of Prey
    7. Mammals
      1. General
      2. Rodents/Mustelidae
      3. Wild Dogs
      4. Bats
      5. Deer
      6. Mursupials
      7. Bears
      8. Primates
      9. Wild Cats
      10. Elephants/Rhinos
      11. Ocean Creatures
      12. African Prey
    8. Pets
    9. Farm
      1. Horses
      2. General
  3. Art
    1. Architecture
    2. General
    3. Drawing
    4. Crafts
    5. Music
    6. Theater
  4. Celebrations
  5. Dinosaurs
  6. Facts
  7. Farming/Gardening
  8. Health
    1. Medicine
    2. Psychology
  9. Hobbies
    1. Magic
    2. Games
    3. Puzzles
  10. Language
    1. General
    2. Books
    3. Literature
    4. Sign Language
    5. Folklore
      1. Assorted
      2. Collections
    6. Poetry
  11. Math
  12. Science
    1. Astronomy
    2. Weather
    3. Habitats
      1. Desert
      2. Ocean
      3. Jungle
      4. Arctic
      5. Mountain
      6. Prairie
      7. Forest
      8. Wetland
    4. Earth Science
    5. Physics
    6. Experiments
    7. Environment
    8. Botany
    9. Ecology
    10. General
    11. Encyclopedia
  13. Sports
    1. Extreme
    2. Water
    3. Motor
    4. General
    5. Winter
    6. Soccer
    7. Football
    8. Baseball
    9. Volleyball
    10. Cheerleading
    11. Martial Arts
    12. Basketball
    13. Wrestling
    14. Bicycling
  14. Tech and Invention
  15. Transportation
    1. Shipwrecks
  16. World
    1. History
      1. Ancient
        1. Mythology
      2. Middle Ages
      3. General
    2. Geography
      1. General
      2. Americas
      3. Europe
      4. Asia
      5. Africa
      6. Oceania

FICTION

  1. Adventure
  2. Animals
  3. Classics
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Horror
  7. Humor
  8. Mystery
  9. Quick reads
  10. Realistic
  11. Science Fiction
  12. Sports
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