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Schools urged to engage qualified librarians | Regional News 2013-10-08


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Article argues that there is need to engage qualified librarians in schools in order to improve library and information services and also promote reading culture.

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Lourense Das's curator insight, October 16, 2013 3:43 AM

The Central Regional Chairman of the Ghana Library Association (GLA), Mr Edwin Asamoah, on Monday, appealed to authorities of Senior High Schools and institutions of higher learning to stock their libraries with relevant books and engage qualified librarians to encourage students to patronize them.

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Library Research Service| School Libraries | School Library Impact Studies

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School library impact studies.

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Lourense Das's curator insight, March 20, 2013 4:29 AM

Great new initiative: compilation of resources, links, video and more on school libraries and their impact on student learning. Must see/read for all school/teacher librarians.

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International School Library Month - Developed and Presented by #IASL


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International School Library Month

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Lourense Das's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:18 PM

Press Release which you may use or adapt for any advocacy opportunities such as local newspapers or school newsletters in relation to International school library month #islm2013:

 

International School Library Month is celebrated around the world in October.

The celebration highlights the contribution which school libraries make to the lives of students and their families in developing a passion for learning and preparing them for life.

 

This year's theme is "School Libraries: Doorways to Life" and an international Skype Project and Bookmark Project provide the opportunity for  students to connect around the world.

On the IASL website are many translations of this theme: http://www.iasl-online.org/events/islm/2013islm/theme-translations.htm.

During the month many schools and countries will be posting about their activities and celebrations for ISLM: http://www.iasl-online.org/events/islm/2013islm/what-are-people-doing.htm.

 

Our school/community has been involved by.... [enter your own content]

 

All the very best in all the celebrations around the world!

And don't forget to contribute your celebrations to the IASL website by emailing iasl@mlahq.org.

 

Elizabeth Greef

 

IASL VP Advocacy and Promotion