Appendix 3: An Examination of the Scholarly Literature Related to School Libraries and Their Impact on Student Achievement
Glenda Ford, University of Southern Mississippi, December 1, 2009
This is the Information Age and information literacy is a fundamental component in the education of children who must be equipped to evaluate information competently. This evaluation includes accessing and using information in both electronic and print forms.
School libraries and credentialed school librarians play a fundamental role in promoting information literacy and reading for information and inspiration. By collaborating with teachers and engaged students, librarians connect them with meaningful information that matters in the twenty-first- ...