Monthly Archive for August, 2015

IASL 2017 conference site

California State University Long Beach has been chosen to host the 2017 International Association of School Librarianship conference. Tentative dates are 3-7 August 2017. The theme is “Learning without borders.” Stay tuned for details, and get ready for a future that’s so bright you need (sun)shades — and sunscreen.

Read full post…

School Libraries in South Africa

Extracted from The state of libraries in South Africa. (2015). Pretoria, South Africa: Arts and Culture Department.   The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) held their Congress August 13-19 in Cape Town, South Africa. Besides enjoying the wonderful scenery and graciousness of the local population, librarians from […]

Read full post…

Göteborg Book Fair

Several international reading promoters will visit Sweden and Göteborg Book Fair on September 24-27. This year’s laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the South African organisation PRAESA, and Daniel Goldin, publisher and Director of the Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City, will participate in seminars and programs at the […]

Read full post…

School Libraries WorldWide call for papers

School Libraries Worldwide January 2016 (Volume 22, Number 1) Celebrity: Teacher Librarians as Central Figures, Heroes, Key Players Call for Papers–Due October 1, 2015 Editors: Marcia Mardis and Nancy Everhart Guest Co-Editor: Rebecca Hunt School Libraries Worldwide is the official professional and research journal of the International Association of School […]

Read full post…

Croatia Library Conference June 2016

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION Biennial International Conference LIBRARIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE (LIDA) 2016 Conference Theme: Digital Library Curation and Collections Zadar, Croatia, 13-17 June 2016 University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia Full CFP can be found here: http://ozk.unizd.hr/lida/   Email: lida@unizd.hr Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) addresses the changing and challenging […]

Read full post…

Literacy Matters! credo

I can read, therefore I am. I can: be smart and become smarter; communicate with others; solve problems, understand and connect with new challenges; participate in family, workplace and community life; use a range of technologies; think for myself and with others; keep my culture alive; share with others; be […]

Read full post…