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Advocacy for Your School Library Helps All School Libraries

Advocacy for Your School Library Helps All School Libraries | Support Libraries | Scoop.it

A teacher librarian's story......I explain to him that it is vital that librarians shout about all the wonderful activities happening in their library. I do just that with this blog, the library website, twitter, email blasts, discussions with my principal, notices in the daily memo and articles in the school monthly newsletter. Since I became a librarian, I have used whatever media was available to advertise the library. I had to.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 4, 2012 1:24 AM

School libraries and media centers can be the driving force for meaningful technology integration in any school.  The key: Trained Librarian/Media specialists.

katrinatrent@gmail.com's curator insight, April 29, 10:58 AM

This article reiterates how important it is to communicate with your stakeholders and share your needs and/or concerns regarding the media center, so that they can be addressed. 

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Libraries (and Librarians) Matter

Libraries (and Librarians) Matter | Support Libraries | Scoop.it
First the good news: Today is the day to celebrate our Manchester Miracle! Just a few weeks ago, Pittsburgh Manchester preK-8 had only 40 books in the fiction section of its library. Now, because o...
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What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In Crisis

What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In Crisis | Support Libraries | Scoop.it
As the leader of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and an educator, I am struck by the lack of support for school libraries from federal and local governments.
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The time for Libraries is NOW

This is a call to arms for libraries, inspired loosely by the famous SHIFT HAPPENS deck. Feel free to embed it anywhere and everywhere, with attribution.

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Home - get.geekthelibrary.org

Geek the Library is a community-based public awareness campaign designed to highlight the vital role of public libraries and educate the public about the critical funding issues they face.
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SLJ Summit 2012: Full-Time School Librarians Boost Student Test Scores in Reading, Writing, Says PA Report | School Library Journal

SLJ Summit 2012: Full-Time School Librarians Boost Student Test Scores in Reading, Writing, Says PA Report | School Library Journal | Support Libraries | Scoop.it
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Three Quick and Easy Ways to Advocate for Your School Library Program

Three Quick and Easy Ways to Advocate for Your School Library Program | Support Libraries | Scoop.it
Has advocacy for your program been moved to the back burner while you deal with other, more pressing issues?  The following advocacy strategies can be easily and quickly replicated.  Why not try ...

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TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The 2012 Project: because teens loves libraries and libraries love teens!

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The 2012 Project: because teens loves libraries and libraries love teens! | Support Libraries | Scoop.it
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What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In Crisis - Huffington Post (blog) | School Library Advocacy

What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In Crisis - Huffington Post (blog) | School Library Advocacy | Support Libraries | Scoop.it
What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In CrisisHuffington Post (blog)As the leader of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and an educator, I am struck by the lack of support for school libraries from federal and local...
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