American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st-Century Learner
AASL "Standards for the 21st-Century Learner" offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon the school library media specialist profession as education leaders. They will both shape the library program and serve as a tool for library media specialists to use to shape the learning of students in the school.
Advocacy for school library media programs and school library media specialists.
Kids! @ your library® Campaign Tool Kit (Association for Library Services to Children)
ALSC's Kids! @ your library® Campaign tool kit provides promotion tips, sample press materials, free downloadable art, and other tools to help local libraries reach out to kids, their parents and caregivers.
AASL longitudinal survey "School Libraries Count!"
"School Libraries Count!" aims to gather data on changes in the field to gain understanding of the state of school library media programs nationally.
Add It Up: Libraries Make the Difference in Youth Development and Education
Research and statistics to help advocates make the case for libraries at every stage of youth development and education.
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Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your School Library
Pat Scales uses her experience and expertise to offer an intellectual freedom title tailored to the school library environment. This title presents a number of scenarios in which intellectual freedom is at risk and includes case studies, easy and motivating ways to prepare new hires for handling intellectual freedom issues, sidebars throughout the book that offer sample policies, definitions of key terms, and analysis of important statutes and decisions. Visit the ALA Store.