Author Archive for infocoordinator

Update School Library Manifesto

The concept for the update of the ‘School Library Manifesto’ is ready for discussion now. Mode (will tally how many people use the link to view the Doc) Mode 1  (for those who cannot use shortened link) For those that cannot access these, here is the download Please send your comments before 31st March […]

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New publication

At https://www.ifla.org/publications/ifla-publications-series-178 you can read all about the new publication ‘Global Action on School Library Education and Training’ by Barbara Schultz-Jones and Dianne Oberg (Eds.)

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New ‘Heading’

At the ‘Publications‘ page a new ‘Heading’ is placed: ‘Conference presentations’. Here you will find abstracts, powerpoints and full text of presentations given during section sessions at WLIC’s Now you will find WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur presentations

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Replacing librarians with students in UK

In the UK, there was some talk of replacing librarians with students (!) so Scotland has launched a national strategy for school libraries. I thought this document would be of interest to many of us. Vibrant Libraries, Thriving Schools: A National Strategy for School Libraries in Scotland 2018-2023: https://scottishlibraries.org/media/2108/vibrant-libraries-thriving-schools.pdf Thanks […]

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New translations of the Guidelines

Recently 3 more translations of the Guidelines have become available: Bahasa Melayu (Malay) Deutsch (German) తెలుగు (Telugu) That makes that the Guidelines are now available in 12 languages: English Deutsch (German) Français (French) 中文 (Chinese) Bahasa Melayu (Malay) Magyar (Hungarian) Norsk (Norwegian) Português (Portuguese) Română (Romania) Svenska (Swedish) Türkçe (Turkish) […]

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New translation of Guidelines

Thanks to the Association des Professeurs Documentalistes de l’Éducation Nationale (A.P.D.E.N.) there is now a French translation of the School Library Guidelines (2nd ed.) They are now available in seven languages: Chinese, English, French, Hungarian, Portuguese, Norwegian and Swedish. https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/9512?og=52

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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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