General Articles/Librarians Pre2017
In working to keep these pages approachable, we've moved articles older than 2017 to this page. There is still powerful content here.
"11,786 signatures reinforce libraries' role in Lincoln"
(JournalStar.com, Lincoln, NB, April 15, 2014).
Condon, Mark. "Why Would You WANT to Fly?" (reprinted on ilovelibraries.org courtesy of Unite for Literacy, April 29 2014).
Cox, Robin Overby. "How to Kill a School Library: 10 Easy Steps." (Opinion in School Library Journal, Dec. 4, 2013).
Dickinson, Gail. "Hartford School Libraries Deserve Our Support." AASL. (The Courant, Hartford CT, Nov. 12,2013)
Johnson, Doug. "The New School Library_." (Educational Leadership, October 2013 as excerpted in The Marshall Memo, October 14, 2013).
Malespina, Elissa. “An Open Letter to School Boards Everywhere.” (School Library Journal, May 23, 2016).
McGrath, James F. "Is the Internet a Library?". (Exploring our Matrix blog, April 3, 2014). McGrath is a Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Butler University.
Michels, Patrick. "Texas’ Disappearing School Librarians." (The Texas Observer, Dec. 3, 2013).
Moreillon, Judi REBUTTAL to School Libraries Reinvented (linked below): School Libraries - Reinvented (posted Jan. 5, 2015)
Sloan, Patti & Joan Flora. "The Real Cost of Cutting School Libraries" (blog post in Teaching it Forward, March 15, 2014).
Stripling, Barbara. "Our Library Ecosystem Is Under Threat." (The Blog, Huffington Post, April 16, 2014).
Stripling, Barbara.(ALA President 2014). "Standing Up for School Libraries: Trusted Resource Under Siege by budget cuts, testing restraints." (Our Children, The National PTA Magazine, April/May 2014).
Tischler, Rebecca. "5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do." Editorial. (INALJ, Apr. 10 2014).
Top 10 of 2014, No. 1: Libraries, reinvented with links to 5 related articles. (eSchool News, Daily Tech News and Innovation, January 2, 2015).
Williams, Yohuru. Sense and Sensibility: Why Librarians Remain Essential to Our Schools. (The Blog in The Huffington Post, Jan. 2, 2015).