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The curriculum collection and juvenile collections, located on the 1st floor of the Johnson Center Library to the left of the Circulation Desk, contains children's and young adult fiction and nonfiction, textbooks (K-12), curriculum guides, kits, selected media materials and other teaching resources.
Curriculum Collection materials include those currently under review by the State of Virginia.
To limit a search of the library catalog to just those items in the Curriculum Collection follow these steps:
Virginia curriculum materials are received on a seven-year cycle. Resources for different subject areas are received for four years, then there is a two year break. The materials received are those currently under review by the State Of Virginia. George Mason is a public review site for Region 4 of the State of Virginia. Listed below is a table detailing the process:
SOL Curriculum Framework
|Expiration of Existing Contracts||
|History & Social Science||2008||2008||2009-2010||2009||2010|
|English (K-5 Reading and 6-12 English & Literature||2010||2010||2011-2012||
2010, K5 Reading;
|Foreign Languages||2014||Not Applicable||2014-15||2011||2015|
The new addition to the Fenwick Library has opened. The chart below will help you find books. Books for Education fall in the call number range of L to LT501. They are now located on the 4th floor in the B wing.
|Wing B||AC1 – DB3129|
|Wing C||DC1 – GR825|
|Compact shelving||GT21 – JZ6405|
|Wing B||K – ND210.5|
|Wing C||ND210.5 – PN6790|
|Compact Shelving||PQ22 - Q387|
|Wing B||QA1 - QL991.QM1 - FOL. Z999|
|Wing C||QM1 – FOL. (FOL = oversized books))|
The Curriculum and Juvenile Collections are currently located on the 1st floor of the Gateway Library to the left of the service desk.
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