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New Research Papers Published
December 2015

Two all-new research papers for Volume 18 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 18 Archive.

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Markey, Patricia T., and Michel L. Miller. "Introducing an Information-Seeking Skill in a School Library to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Using Video Modeling and Least-to-Most Prompts." pdf icon


New Research Papers Published
June 2015

Two all-new research papers for Volume 18 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 18 Archive.

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Kim, Sung Un. “Enablers and Inhibitors to English Language Learners’ Research Process in a High School Setting.” pdf icon


New Research Papers Published
February 2015

Three all-new research papers for Volume 18 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 18 Archive.

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Rawson, Casey, Janice Anderson, and Sandra Hughes-Hassell. “Preparing Pre-Service School Librarians for Science-Focused Collaboration with Pre-Service Elementary Teachers: The Design and Impact of a Cross-Class Assignment.” pdf icon

new button Ewbank, Ann Dutton. “Union-Active School Librarians and School Library Advocacy: A Modified Case Study of the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians’ Association and the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation.” pdf icon

New Research Papers Published
October 2014

Two all-new research papers for Volume 17 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 17 Archive.

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Adkins, Denice. U.S. Students, Poverty, and School Libraries: What Results of the 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment Tell Uspdf icon


New Research Papers Published
April 2014

Two all-new research papers for Volume 17 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 17 Archive.

new button Richey, Jennifer, and Maria Cahill. School Librarians’ Experiences with Evidence-Based Library and Information Practicepdf icon
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Small, Ruth V. The Motivational and Information Needs of Young Innovators: Stimulating Student Creativity and Inventive Thinkingpdf icon


New Research Papers Published
February 2014

Three all-new research papers for Volume 17 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 17 Archive.

new button Donham, Jean. College Ready—What Can We Learn from First-Year College Assignments? An Examination of Assignments in Iowa Colleges and Universitiespdf icon
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Varlejs, Jana, Eileen Stec, and Hannah Kwon. Factors Affecting Students’ Information Literacy as They Transition from High School to Collegepdf icon

new button Everhart, Nancy, and Marcia Mardis. What Do Stakeholders Know about School Library Programs? Results of a Focus Group Evaluationpdf icon

New Research Papers Published
December 2013

Two all-new research papers for Volume 16 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 16 Archive.

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Krueger, Karla Steege, and Jean Donham. “Professional Staffing Levels and Fourth-Grade Student Research in Rural Schools with High-Poverty Levels.” pdf icon


New Research Papers Published
June 2013

Two all-new research papers for Volume 16 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 16 Archive.

new button Latham, Don; Gross, Melissa; and Witte, Shelbie. 2013. “Preparing Teachers and Librarians to Collaborate to Teach ​21st Century Skills: Views of LIS and Education Faculty.” pdf icon
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Subramaniam, Mega; Ahn, June; Waugh, Amanda; Greene Taylor, Natalie; Druin, Allison; Fleischmann, Kenneth R.; and Walsh, Greg. 2013. “Crosswalk between the Framework for K–12 Science Education and Standards for the 21st-Century Learner: School Librarians as the Crucial Link.” pdf icon


AASL extends application deadline for SLR volunteer editor position
May 2013

AASL has extended the deadline for applications for the position of Editor for its online journal, School Library Research. Applicants with experience in scholarly research and publishing interested in serving as an Editor or Co-editor now have until May 31, 2013, to submit their application.


New Research Papers Published
April 2013

Two all-new research papers for Volume 16 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 16 Archive.

new button Kovalik, Cindy; Yutzey, Susan; and Piazza, Laura. “Information Literacy and High School Seniors: Perceptions of the Research Process.” pdf icon
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Whittingham, Jeff; Huffman, Stephanie; Christensen, Rob; and McAllister, Tracy. “Use of Audiobooks in a School Library and Positive Effects of Struggling Readers’ Participation in a Library-Sponsored Audiobook Club.” pdf icon


AASL Seeks Volunteer Editor for SLR
March 2013

AASL is seeking a volunteer editor for its peer-reviewed online research journal, School Library Research (SLR). The responsibilities of the editor include setting the scope and tone of the journal, managing editorial activities and the refereeing process and soliciting high-quality articles. Additional information on responsibilities, qualifications and the application process is available at www.ala.org/aasl/slr/editor.


New Research Papers Published
February 2013

Two all-new research papers for Volume 16 are now available to view. Click on the title below to view the PDF. You can also view these papers in the Volume 16 Archive.

new button Hughes-Hassell, Sandra; Elizabeth Overberg, and Shannon Harris. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ)-Themed Literature for Teens: Are School Libraries Providing Adequate Collections? pdf icon
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Subramaniam, Mega ; Rebecca Oxley, and Christie Kodama. School Librarians as Ambassadors of Inclusive Information Access for Students with Disabilities. pdf icon