New publication

The first volume in the IASL-Libraries Unlimited joint series, International Perspectives on School Libraries has been published Librarians and Educators Collaborating for Success The International Perspective by Marcia A. Mardis, Editor Here’s the link for more information and for making a purchase. http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A4748P

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Usefull website

A great website with a list of articles and links to research about why we need libraries and teacher librarians in schools. http://list.ly/list/1KWA-why-we-need-libraries-and-teacher-librarians created by Susan Stephenson, aka The Book Chook.

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Call for Pappers for IFLA WLIC 2017

The IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section (AVMS), the Information Literacy Section and the School Libraries Section, invite interested professional to submit proposals for the open session to be held during IFLA WLIC in Wrocklaw, Poland, from 19-25 August 2017. Theme: ‘Media is Message: Critical use of Video in the Digital Age’ Full details here […]

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Another translation of the Guidelines (Hungarian)

Thanks to the Hungarian School Librarians’ Association, another translation is available now of the Guidelines: Magjar (Hungarian). This brings the number of languages in which the Guidelines are available at: English, Hungarian, Norwegian, Portuguese and Swedish.

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French school library document

Le monde change, les bibliothèques scolaires aussi. C’est le leitmotiv qui semble avoir guidé les auteures d’un document intitulé La bibliothèque scolaire du XXIe siècle : un modèle en 4 axes. Préparé par l’Association pour la promotion des services documentaires scolaires (APSDS), le document propose « un modèle dynamique de la […]

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Translations of School Library Guidelines

The translations of the School Library Guidelines in Portuguese and Norwegian are now available at the IFLA Website 

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Research on school librarians and reading promotion

The promotion of reading appreciation is one of the many responsibilities of school librarians. Different strategies have been used in elementary and middle schools to achieve this, and these strategies need to meet the students’ interests. This article presents the results of a study that was conducted to identify the […]

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