Standards for the 21st Century Learner - New standards by American Association of School Librarians. These standards were published in October, 2007. You may download a copy or purchase multiple copies at this site.
School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come - An ebook edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. This a compilation of essays by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors on what is next for school libraries. The publication date is October 15, 2011. It is available for free in pdf, epub, and Kindle formats,
SOS for Information Literacy - a web site to
assist media specialists in preparing motivating lessons for students. You are invited to submit your successful lesson plans, as well as searching for plans which you may use. You need to register to access the web site, and registration requires that you complete their survey form.
Information Age Inquiry - This is the web site for a course in student inquiry. This site is by the School of Library and Information Science, University of Indiana Indianapolis.
How Today's College Students Use Wikipedia for Course Related Research - A study by Alison J. Head and Michael B. Eisenberg, March, 2010. "Wikipedia meets the needs of college students because it offers a mixture of coverage, currency, convenience, and comprehensibility in a world where credibility is less of a given or an expectation from today’s students".
How College Students Seek Information in the Digital Age - This is a study by Alison J. Head and Michael Eisenberg which was published on December 1, 2009. The students used course reading and Google for class assignments, and Google and Wikipedia for personal questions. They did not ask for help from librarians. This is in pdf format.
This site is maintained by Linda Bertland, retired school librarian,
Philadelphia, PA. Please address any comments, additions, or corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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