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…

Source: all4ed.org

"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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