IASL 2017 CONFERENCE FINAL REPORT

IASL 2017 CONFERENCE FINAL REPORT Submitted by Dr. Lesley S. J. Farmer   A successful IASL conference was held at California State University Long Beach August 4-8, 2017. To that end, the planning began more than two years ahead. California School Library Association (CSLA), California School Library Foundation (CSLF) and […]

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New book on school library education

The proposal for a new book on school library education has been approved by IFLA and by the publisher DeGruyter Saur. The co-editors, Dr. Barbara Schultz-Jones (USA) and Dr. Dianne Oberg (Canada), will be issuing a call for chapter proposals later this month. Planned publication date June 2018. https://www.ifla.org/node/11803?og=52

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Reading Promotion in Singapore

Many schools in Singapore have been very creative in finding ways to encourage their students to read. In doing so, they have nurtured a whole school reading environment in which teachers are reading role models, books and eBooks are widely available, and time (yes, curriculum time even!) is set aside […]

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EDUC: Information and Data Literacy, free Online Conference July 20-21

The IMLS-funded Supporting Librarians in Adding Data Literacy Skills to Information Literacy Instruction project is a two-year project running from October 2015 through September 2017 to develop data and statistical literacy skills so librarians can better support critical comprehension skills in their students. Over the course of the project, co-PIs […]

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IASL School Library Research SIG Sessions

The IASL School Library Research SIG invites you to the following sessions at the 2017 IASL Conference and Research Forum! California State University Long Beach 4-8 August Saturday, August 5 2:00-3:30 pm.: A session on Doctoral Studies: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (and Then Some)! Presenters and mentors: Jennifer […]

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Data literacy workshop

4T VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON DATA LITERACY THURSDAY, JULY 20 – FRIDAY, JULY 21,2017 Join us for a two-day exploration of data and statistics in the real world of students. How do students encounter and use data beyond science and math class? How do they make sense of Big Data, citizen […]

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School libraries and technology book

Rowman & Littlefield is excited to announce that the Third Edition of the Technology and the School Library: A Comprehensive Guide for Media Specialists and Other Educators by Odin L. Jurkowski will be publishing in July 2017. Pre-order at https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442276437/Technology-and-the-School-Library-A-Comprehensive-Guide-for-Media-Specialists-and-Other-Educators-Third-Edition

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