Author Archive for infocoordinator

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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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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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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