School Libraries, Librarians Critical for Transition to Digital Learning, Says New Alliance Report

“In today’s digital world, the school library has evolved from a place to merely check out books to one that offers…


"As the common area for digital resources and new technology, libraries are often the first place in the school to transition to twenty-first-century learning environments with high-speed internet connections, digital subscriptions, video capabilities, and even e-books, the report notes. Librarians are content specialists by training and are often the first educators in the school to master new technologies, creating opportunities for in-school professional development for teachers, team teaching, and opportunities to collaborate on lesson plans"

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