Knowledge Quest

Journal of the American
Association of School Librarians

Published bimonthly September through June by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, Knowledge Quest is devoted to offering substantive information to assist building-level school librarians, supervisors, library educators, and other decision makers concerned with the development of school library programs and services. Articles address the integration of theory and practice in school librarianship and new developments in education, learning theory, and relevant disciplines.

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Trends and Foundations

Volume 43, No. 1 
September/October 2014   

The theme for the September/October 2014 Knowledge Quest is Trends and Foundations: A Closer Look. School librarians have a multitude of issues to deal with in their schools and in their school library programs. This issue examines those areas that the busy school librarian may have overlooked or put on the back burner. 

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  • The Table of Contents  

  • Guest Editor column, “Reflecting on a Diverse Set of Ideas,” by Beth Friese and Melissa Techman

  • A new poll on your school library program’s approach to teaching and learning

  • The online exclusive, “Advocating Advocacy: Raising Voices to Make Change,” by Kevin Hodgson

  • The online exclusive, “Privacy vs. Free Speech in the Digital Age,” by Gary Price

 Past Issues

Creativity and Innovation
Volume 42, No. 5
May/Jun 2014

Library Spaces
Volume 42, No. 43
Mar/Apr 2014 

Beyond the Core
Volume 42, No. 3
Jan/Feb 2014

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Imagining the Future pdf icon September/October 2013