Monthly Archives: April 2014

Librarians: closing the confidence gap

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Are librarians being held back in their careers by a lack of self confidence? How can LIS educators, professional associations and library leaders help close the confidence gap? I recently ran some…

Cindy Tschernitz‘s insight:

Lets take note and be more confident

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1_5_14program.pdf

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Cindy Tschernitz‘s insight:

All SLAV and ALIA members are invited to come attend this inaugural event. To register go to http://www.slav.schools.net.au/downloads/07conference/1_5_14rego.pdf

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School Libraries | News & Press Center

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The School Libraries section of the 2014 State of America’s Libraries Report provides an overview of the top school library trends of the past year.
School libraries are at a critical point: Budget and testing pressures have led to decisions to eliminate or deprofessionalize school libraries, but the increased emphasis on college and career readiness and the integration of technology makes them more critical than ever. School librarians’ collaboration with other educators is key to literacy and imlementation of Common Core State Standards. The American Library Association (ALA) is undertaking an advocacy campaign for school libraries that sets goals in five critical areas.

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