Global Action on School Library Guidelines

by Barbara Schultz-Jones & Dianne Oberg (Eds)

Series: IFLA Publications Series 167
Publisher: Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur, 2015

IFLA Publication 167This book celebrates the new IFLA School Library Guidelines and shows how the Guidelines can be used in improving school library services. Each chapter describes innovative initiatives for developing, implementing and promoting school library guidelines.

The book provides inspiration and guidance for the creation of national school library standards and for the development and use of standards and guidelines to change school library practice, to define the teaching role of school librarians, to guide the initial preparation of school librarians, and to advocate for school library services. Contributors to the book come from around the world: Australia, Canada, Ethiopia, France, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United States.

Their work illustrates the shared commitment of school librarians around the world to "teaching and learning for all", as envisioned in the IFLA/UNESCO School Library Manifesto.

Global Action on School Library Guidelines
Edited by: Barbara Schultz-Jones & Dianne Oberg
Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur, 2015
ISBN 978-3-11-036243-5
(IFLA Publications; Nr 167)
Euro 89,95 / for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 126.00*

*IFLA Members receive a 30% discount on standing orders of titles published by De Gruyter in the IFLA Publications Series. IFLA Members can also order select individual or backlist titles with up to a 25% discount.

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Last update: 12 August 2015