School libraries

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10 ways that libraries power high performance schools [poster]

This advocacy document [poster] illustrates the ways that Australian school libraries power high performance government, Catholic and independent schools through providing modern learning environments, digital hubs, developing student research skills, promoting reading for pleasure, providing curriculum support and cybersafety education, celebrating diversity, enabling participation and access, coordinating special programs, and building communities.

Great Australian School Libraries Campaign

In October 2015, FAIR (Freedom of Access to Information and Resources) joined with the Australian Library and Information Association, ALIA Schools, Australian School Library Association, Queensland School Library Association, School Library Association of NSW, School Library Association of South Australia, School Library Association of Victoria and the Western Australian School Library Association to seek nominations of Great School Libraries across the nation.
This document summarises survey results gathered in the Great Australian School Libraries Campaign nomination process.

Policies and Procedures in Australian School Library Resource Centres: Template

A template document for the Manual for developing policies and procedures for Australian school library resource centres that can be used to update or prepare your own school library copy. Its aim is to develop the policies and document the procedures that are essential for exemplary management practices. The implementation of these policies and procedures will ensure that there is equitable access to resources for all users.

ALIA Schools PD 2012: Learning in a changing world - iPad case study

ALIA Schools Professional Development Seminar, 2 June 2012: Learning in a changing world - curriculum integration 
Learning in a changing world is a series of five books prepared by ALIA & ASLA published by ACER to support teacher librarians and school libraries in the 21st century. This series will be the focus for professional learning during 2012.

50 years of ALIA Schools

This document provides a timeline that covers the milestones in the history of school libraries which became a separate section of the Library Association of Australia, now the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), in 1967. It also highlights significant events in the education and/or government sectors. Data from many of the reports commissioned by ALIA was used for lobbying federal government bodies which resulted in funding for school library buildings and resources.


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