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.
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".
This site is maintained by Linda Bertland, retired school librarian,
Philadelphia, PA. Please address any comments, additions, or corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Picture of reader from Discovery