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The magic of school libraries

By Belinda Cameron

Issue 115, Term 4 2020

As we seek to establish and maintain vital connections with our students, staff, teachers and families, special events within our library spaces are central to the work of connected communities. Stories are central to the work of teacher librarians. The story of Harry Potter is so engaging that at M

What the School Library Survey has taught me

By Jen Sheridan

Issue 117, Term 2 2021

Since 2015, I have had the privilege of collating comments made in the Softlink School Library Survey. While the survey looks at statistical information, such as budgets and staffing, it also provides an opportunity for school library staff to share their thoughts about working in a school library.

How an old book created a commitment to better represent First Nations Australians

By Kerry Klimm, Dale Robertson

Issue 117, Term 2 2021

A mother’s anger: Kerry Klimm When my 8-year-old showed me his library book, I knew immediately from the cover it wasn’t going to be positive. I flicked through the pages and was disturbed at what I saw. It took me back to my childhood – growing up in the ‘80s learning about ‘The Aborigines’, define

From the Executive Director

By David Francis

Issue 3, Term 3 1992

to the journal. As we consider CONNECTIONS to be our major communication with our subscriber, I am taking this opportunity to observe that while the advocacy of the ACCESS article is appropriate and welcome, we have some disquiet about the way that argument has been mounted. Simply stated Curricul

Issue 78 Summary

By Anthea Amos

Issue 78, Term 3 2011

Please note this issue of Connections is only available in PDF format. Articles in this issue include: Seven successful strategies to develop your advocacy toolkitKaren Bonanno, KB Enterprises (Aust) Pty Ltd Personal learning network put to great advantageLeonie Dyason and Rachel Fidock, Mooroopnsa

Synergy highlights: The first 15 years

By Rosemary Abbott

Issue 112, Term 1 2020

of school librarianship, emphasising current research, directions and ideas in educational practice. SLAV encourages and supports members to have an advocacy role in their school setting and beyond. The Synergy highlights ebook is a collection of the best articles since publication of Synergy comme

International engagement: the SLAV / IASL partner association program

By Susan La Marca

Issue 106, Term 3 2018

, our state association is in some small way supporting the excellent work of IASL to further school librarianship on the global stage. This includes advocacy in a range of areas, and liaison with other international groups such as the International Federation of Library Associations. On 17 March th

SCIS is more

By Ben Chadwick

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

age represents not a diminished role for information professionals but a fascinating and challenging evolution. Part of that challenge is to provide advocacy and leadership in settings, such as schools, where librarianship is only one cog in the larger machine.So, this issue of Connections is parti

SCIS is more

By Dr Ben Chadwick

Issue 99, Term 4 2016

ries (IASL) conference in Tokyo in late August. It was a unique experience to mix with teacher librarians globally, and with academics concerned with advocacy and advancement of school libraries. We also mingled with some wonderful new Australian friends. At risk of ‘blowing our own trumpet’, we wer

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 103, Term 4 2017

voices in children’s media’. The website provides: specifics of the organisation; searchable reviews of child-centred apps and movies; and details of advocacy, conferences and associated research.SCIS no. 1831768 Beneath the waves on the Kimberley coast of WA, this award

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 94, Term 3 2015

ty of NSW present on this comprehensive website includes Auslan resources, online safety, interpreting services, advocacy, news, employment, and family support. The content is intended for parents, community members, and senior secondary students. It is also appl

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 99, Term 4 2016

luential in the establishment and development of school librarianship in every country in the world’. The IASL website contains information regarding advocacy; professional development, information skills, and children’s literature resources; and information about their annual conferences. SCIS no.

What's New?

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 33, Term 2 2000

anagement Karen Bonanno, Karen Bonanno & Associates John Shield, storyteller. The presenters will cover areas such as Management and Leadership, Advocacy, Information Literacy, Information Technology, Knowledge Management and Children's Literature -there is something to interest everyone. The p

SCIS is more

By Caroline Hartley

Issue 118, TERM 3 2021

ry and Information Studies.  Anne has made a significant contribution to ASLA and ALIA, and is recognised for her extraordinary and exemplary work in advocacy to progress the profession of teacher librarianship in Australia. We congratulate Anne and thank her for her outstanding contribution to stud

ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian Award 2021

By Kerry Pope

Issue 118, TERM 3 2021

ent, relevant and outstanding documents for Australian teacher librarians. Anne is to be highly commended for her extraordinary and exemplary work in advocacy. She has been a Fellow of ALIA since 2020 and is a long-term convenor of ALIA Schools, working hard for the promotion and development of scho

Supporting multiple literacies through robotics clubs

By Chelsea Quake

Issue 110, Term 3 2019

ith English and humanities departments. This is understandable, given school library professionals’ long-standing involvement in literacy support and advocacy, and the traditional assumption that literacy belongs to these subjects. However, the recent broadening of the scholarly definition of litera

LIFT: From little things ...

By Madeleine Galbraith and the LIFT team

Issue 108, Term 1 2019

e on their educational outcomes. However, positive change sometimes requires resources, which may demand a strong voice. We needed to find experts on advocacy who could teach us these skills. So our next events, hosted by the CPSU/CSA, were called LOVE — Library Officer Voice Event and All About You

The new librarian: leaders in the digital age

By Digital Promise staff

Issue 96, Term 1 2016

w outlook for libraries Ray said it has taken nearly a decade for teacher librarians to get to where they are now in Vancouver. ‘My strategy has been advocacy based on results rather than on some platonic form of what the library should be’, he said. ‘It’s not waving a flag for school libraries. It’

Collector, curator or collaborator?

By Jennie Bales

Issue 100, Term 1 2017

ghts the following collaborative reasons: to give back to the profession; to provide a local and a national voice; and to engage in the promotion and advocacy of school libraries and teacher librarians (2012a, p. 16).Continuous learning through PLNs and professional networks builds knowledge and exp

School library spotlight: Campbelltown Performing Arts High School

By Cathy Costello

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

Facts and Fake News — Verifiability in the Information Society, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, Library Policy and Advocacy Blog, Image credits Photo sup