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AASL Professional Tools

Useful resources and information for school library media professionals, supporters and advocates.

bullet point AASLblog
A dynamic tool for for providing information about programs, conferences, projects, resources, and activities of use to AASL members and others in the K-12 library media community.

bullet point @ your library School Library Campaign
Developed in collaboration with AASL, the school library component of the American Library Association's @ your library® campaign seeks to increase public awareness of the significant contributions made by school library media specialists through school library media programs to further the academic achievement and lifelong learning of students; strengthen a belief in the value of school library media programs and school library media specialists; and position school librarianship as a desirable career opportunity.

bullet point Electronic Discussion Lists
Electronic networking opportunities for AASL personal members.

bullet point Information Power
Guidelines and standards for school library media programs, and the AASL Information Power Action Research Project.

bullet point Learning Standards UPDATED!
In order recognize the changing role of school library media programs now and in the future, AASL has begun to develop new learning standards for school library media programs.

bullet point Position Statements

bullet point Publications & Journals
Including these published resources of special interest:

bullet point Resource Guides for School Library Media Program Development
Bibliographies of resources arranged alphabetically by frequently used topics in the professional literature.

bullet point School/Public Library Cooperative Activities
ALSC/AASL/YALSA Joint Task Force on School/Public Library Cooperative Activities looks at local and national models of school/public library cooperative activities.

bullet point Toolkits
Collections of ready-to-use tools for advocacy, marketing, literacy and Internet use in libraries.


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