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Title Global perspectives on school libraries : projects and practices / edited by Luisa Marquardt and Dianne Oberg ; foreword by Randi Lundvall and Diljit Singh
Published Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Saur, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 336 pages) : illustrations
Series IFLA publications, 0344-6891 ; 148
IFLA publications ; 148
Contents A self-evaluation model for school libraries in Portugal / Glória Bastos, Elsa Conde, and Rosa Martins -- Building a model school library at Madrasah Tsanawiyah Negeri Piyungan in Yogyakarta, Indonesia / Labibah Zain, Marwiyah and Sri Rohyanti Zulaikha -- Developing understanding of information literacy in the Croatian school environment / Sonja Špiranec and Mihaela Banek Zorica -- Personal learning networks and participatory culture : getting teacher-librarians connected in the 21st century / Jennifer L. Branch and Joanne de Groot -- A new operational culture : the case of the school library in the information society project in Oulu, Finland / Eeva Kurttila-Matero, Maija-Leena Huotari, and Terttu Kortelainen -- Assessing school library learning environments / Barbara Schultz-Jones -- Reading opens all doors : an integrated reading project at Genazzano College in Melbourne, Australia / Susan La Marca, Sandra Hardinge, and Lyn Pucius -- Fun with readathon : helping Namibian children to love books / Andree-Jeanne Tötemeyer -- Developing information literacy through primary school libraries in Nigeria / Virginia W. Dike, Margaret N. Ngwuchukwu, and Grace U. Onyebuchi -- GiggleIT and global citizenship : school libraries, literacy, and laughter / Kathryn Massingill Manck, Patricia Carmichael, and Barbara Combes -- Body in the library : a cross-curriculum transliteracy project / Judy O'Connell -- HIV/AIDS corners in Botswana schools and libraries / Margaret Baffour-Awuah -- School libraries and human rights / Marian Koren -- Camels, burros, elephants, boats, and trucks : bringing books and literacy to children in remote communities / Ray Doiron -- Botswana's book box service to primary schools / Margaret Baffour-Awuah -- Participation of Croatian school librarians in teaching children with intellectual disabilities / Ivanka Stričević and Ivana Perić -- Lubuto library project : bringing knowledge to Zambian children / Stacy Langner, Jane Kinney Meyers, and Mary M. Wagner -- Providing Web-based online reference resources for schools : an Alberta success story / Diane Galloway Solowan -- The Belgrano day school model project : using mobile technology in a school library in Argentina / Ana Ester Rossaroli -- Information literacy on the move : mobile learning with Netvibes, QR codes and more / Sarah Pavey -- Web 2.0 and our school library at the Hamilton and Alexander College in Victoria, Australia / Margaret Simkin -- The school library as a tool to empower literacy and improve schools : a Swedish government initiative / Helle Barrett, Bibi Eriksson, and Maria Gunnarsson-Contassot -- Focus on reading education and information literacy : the Norwegian school library program / Siri Ingvaldsen -- Seize the day! : developing school libraries in Finland / Liisa Niinikangas and Esa Poikela -- A long walk to significant school libraries for all : government policies in Portugal, 1986-2010 / Maria José Vitorino -- ENSIL : advocacy of school libraries in the educational context / Lourense H. Das -- SLA : using advocacy and evidence to move forward / Tricia Adams -- RusLA : policymaker for school library development / Tatiana Zhukova -- IFLA SLRC : developing policy and guidelines / Randi Lundvall -- IASL : sustaining the school library vision for 40 years / Dianne Oberg
Summary Education for all can be more effectively provided through the services, programmes and activities of the school library tailored to the needs of the school community. This inspiring book can foster the school librarian's professional development for school library enhancement. It aims at providing amazing topics, methodologies, approaches and experiences. It presents projects and practices addressing the challenges of supporting basic literacy, including contexts where many children cannot or do not access formal instruction on a regular basis. These may inspire education authorities, public librarians and other cultural professionals who work closely with schools and communities
Notes Sponsored by the IFLA School Libraries and Resource Centres Section and the International Association of School Librarianship
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject School libraries -- Case studies.
School libraries.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Marquardt, Luisa.
Oberg, Dianne.
International Association of School Librarianship.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Section of School Libraries and Resource Centres.
LC no. 2011018371
ISBN 128339913X
3110232219 (electronic bk.)
9783110232219 (electronic bk.)