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Bring the teachers in: enticing teachers into the library

By Brett Moodie

Issue 90, Term 3 2014

The primary focus of the school library has always been to support the information and learning needs of staff and students. However in most schools the focus invariably falls on providing for the needs of students, whilst supporting staff professional development is an auxiliary function. Backgroun

Guerrilla book fair: getting staff involved in your school library

By Lucas Maxwell

Issue 100, Term 1 2017

UK-based school librarian Lucas Maxwell recommends ways to encourage teachers to make use of school libraries. Getting staff members involved in your school library can be tough. They are busy people, and any free time they do have is precious to them. Over the past few years, I’ve identified severa

Working together: collaboration between libraries and bookstores

By Kristen Proud

Issue 112, Term 1 2020

Kristen Proud, the owner/manager of Squishy Minnie Bookstore, explores the variety of ways that schools, teachers and library staff can engage with bookstores. My partner Lucky and I opened Squishy Minnie, a specialist childrens and young adults (YA) bookstore, just over two years ago in Kyneton, a

Navigating the information landscape through collaboration

By Elizabeth Hutchinson

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

Elizabeth Hutchinson, Head of Schools' Library Service in Guernsey, writes that information literacy is at the centre of student learning, making the role of library staff as important as ever. School libraries and school library professionals have a huge role to play in supporting teaching and lear