I was glad to see this page on the CILIP website clearly showing their work in relation to school libraries. They have also recently issued a statement “School Libraries – A Right” on the role and value of school libraries. They say “It sets out the core entitlements that every child, school’s teaching team and [...]
Once again, I have to start a post with an apology for not writing for ages. This is not because I have nothing to say but with all of the exciting developments in technology coupled with desperate times in terms of cuts to public libraries, how do I begin? No, the reason I have been [...]
Watching this video made me both smile and cringe a bit too – I hope that I always greet students and staff and come across as a friendly helpful person. I hope that the systems I have put in place in our new library do not create barriers to learning. It is very easy to [...]
The previous post “Missed opportunities or a chance to shine?” was about promoting ourselves – amongst other things. I just found this blog post today SL2.0 Suggestion Camp: Library Powered. It gives a really interesting and simple idea on how to market what you and your library can do for your school: why not make [...]
We can all get depressed about the Google generation and headteachers who think that libraries are obsolete – Cheer yourself up by reading this article: 33 Reasons Why Libraries and Librarians are Still Extremely Important by Will Sherman on the DegreeTutor site.