Library Advocacy & Impact Studies
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Collection of research about the impact of libraries on student achievement; advocacy resources
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School Libraries Work (PDF)

School Libraries Work (PDF) | Library Advocacy & Impact Studies | Scoop.it

This research foundation paper, updated from the 2006 edition of School Libraries Work!, brings together position statements from a variety of organizations and findings from nearly two decades of empirical studies that cite the measurable impact school libraries and library media specialists have on student achievement. It includes excerpts from a Congressional presentation made by the National Committee on Libraries and Information Science in June 2007; the results of new studies from Delaware, Indiana, Wisconsin, and the Canadian province of Ontario; as well as new data, statistics, resources, and strategies to help principals, school board members, teachers, and library media specialists support and improve their library media centers.

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Full-Time School Librarians Linked to Higher Student Reading Scores

Full-Time School Librarians Linked to Higher Student Reading Scores | Library Advocacy & Impact Studies | Scoop.it

According to new research from Library Research Services, which reviewed standardized test scores from Colorado schools in 2005 and 2011, reading scores statistically increased when schools retained or gained a school librarian.

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Three-year study asserts benefits of school libraries on student learning

Three-year study asserts benefits of school libraries on student learning | Library Advocacy & Impact Studies | Scoop.it
From staff reports TRENTON — The New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) released findings on Wednesday of a three-year study conducted by the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers University, which...
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Visibility Is A Synonym For Advocacy

Visibility Is A Synonym For Advocacy | Library Advocacy & Impact Studies | Scoop.it
Margaux DelGuidice works as a school librarian, adjunct professor and children’s services librarian and is co-author of the book, Make A Big Impact @ Your School Board Meeting. Sometimes she ...
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Governor's Taskforce on School Libraries - Delaware

Information about the Delaware study of the impact of library media specialists on student achievement.

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Library Research Service| School Libraries | School Library Information

Library Research Service| School Libraries | School Library Information | Library Advocacy & Impact Studies | Scoop.it

Library Research Service surveys Colorado K-12 shools annually. Data for School libraries are available from 1998 to the present. Additionally, linsk are provided to sites that publish national data.

 

Includes summaries and findings of all state studies of the impact of the school library on student achievement. 

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Informational Brief: Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement | LJ INFOdocket

Informational Brief: Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement | LJ INFOdocket | Library Advocacy & Impact Studies | Scoop.it

The New York Comprehensive Center (NYCC)/RMC Research Corporation, in consultation with the New York State Education Department, the New York State Library and the New York Library Association has produced a new publication entitled, Informational Brief: Impact of School Libraries on Student Achievement.  This comprehensive brief provides a current and rigorous research analyses which demonstrates the positive impact that school libraries and school librarians have in advancing student learning.

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