Admin Info - Pre 2017
In working to keep these pages approachable, we've moved articles older than 2017 to this page. There is still powerful content here.
Barack, Lauren. “Study Ties College Success to Students’ Exposure to a High School Librarian.” (SLJ Digital Shift blog, Sept. 19 2014).
Champion, Bret. “ Libraries are becoming expanded classrooms.” (Superintendendent, LeanderISD). (Hill Country News, May, 2016)
Church, Audrey. "The Instructional Role of the Library Media Specialist as Perceived by Elementary School Principals." School Library Research (AASL), vol. 11, 2008.
Church, Audrey. “Ten Things Your Administrator Needs to Know as the School Year Begins.” (KQ blog, Aug. 10, 2016)
Dando, Priscilla. “Librarians as Instructional Leaders .“ (SLJ Take the Lead, June 20, 2016)
Georgia School Library Media Consortium. School Librarian Effectiveness Instrument. SLM Advocacy, 2016. SLMAdvocacy.
Hansen, Sidra. “Student Article: Not Just a Room with Books” (Lakeside High School, Hot Springs AR) (Library Media Tech Talk, January 14, 2015)
Johnson, Doug. "School Libraries - A Student Right." by Doug Johnson (Blue Skunk Blog, 4 July 2013.
Johnson, Doug. “The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations in Reading.” (The Blue Skunk Blog, March 28, 2016)
Layton, Lyndsey. As Senate Begins Debating Education Bill, Happy Words and Better Libraries (Washington Post, July 8, 2015).
Lupton, Mandy. Adding Value: Principals’ Perceptions of the Role of the Teacher-Librarian. (School Libraries Worldwide, 22(1), 2016, pp. 49-61)
Martin, Ann M. & Kathleen R. Roberts. "Digital Native does not Equal Digital Literacy" (Principal, the journal of NAESP, January/February 2015) [republished in School Library Monthly blog; NAESP requires membership.]
Moran, Mark. "Young Learners Need Librarians, Not Just Google"(Forbes 22 Mar. 2010)
Moreillon, Judi. School Libraries – Reinvented? Building a Culture of Collaboration to support student and educator success! (Edublogs, 5 Jan. 2015).
Moreillon, Judi. REBUTTAL to School Libraries Reinvented (linked below): School Libraries - Reinvented (posted Jan. 5, 2015)
Phillips, Georgia, ed. To School Administrators, from the Teachers Connecting with Teacher Librarians blog in consultation with other members of The Hub: Campaign for Quality School Libraries in Australia. Includes a video and links to several articles from Australia, UK and US experts as well as "Characteristics of excellent school libraries & teacher librarians." included by permission of Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education.
Pilkington, Mercy. "School Libraries Vital to Literacy Rates Among Students." (Good eReader, Feb. 9, 2015).
Polos, Susan. “View: School Librarians Serve the Whole Child.” (Lohud, The Journal News, March 26, 2016)
"NJASL School Libraries Video." YouTube, uploaded by New Jersey Association of School Librarians, 27 Sept. 2012, . Also posted to http://www.ilovelibraries.org/school-libraries/why-are-school-libraries-essential with additional supporting information.
Ramos, Cynthia. “School Libraries for EQUITY: Do What’s Right for ALL Our Students.” (TASLTalks blog, June 1, 2016) Cynthia is an HISD librarian and parent.
Rich, Motoko, Amanda Cox and Matthew Bloch. “Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares.” (NYT The Upshot, April 29, 2016)
Samuelson, Todd. The Teacher-Librarian/Administrator Relationship (Connected Principals: Sharing, Learning, Leading blog May 31, 2015).
Schott, Paul. "School Libraries Not What They Used to Be" (Greenwich Time, January 31, 2015).
"Secondary School Principals’ Perceptions of the School Librarian’s Instructional Role" School Library Research (AASL), vol. 13, 2010.
Stansbury, Meris. "Are Librarians the Key to a Future Ready School?". Transform Your School Library, Mackin, Dec. 2016.
Students Learn Better When Schools Keep Libraries. The TakeAway. by John Hockenberry. A radio interview with Sara Kelly Johns. (WNYC Radio and PRI, 16 July 2015). This interview happened in response to a piece about the losses of school libraries across the country (Kachel, Debra. "The Calamity of Disappearing School Libraries." The Conversation US. 13 July 2015). The interview opens with a few great listener quotes on how the campus library was important to their maturation, and follows with Kelly Johns furthering the awareness of the good that comes from strong school libraries.
Vercelletto, Christina. “Author Nora Baskin Rallies To Save School Librarian’s Job.” (SLJ, April 22, 2016)
villagegreennj. “Op Ed: School Librarians are Essential to Student Achievement.” (The Village Green of Maplewood & South Orange, April 20, 2016)
Wejrowski, Kay. Swan Valley High School Library Service. (MASA Leader [Michigan Assn of School Administrators], Spring 2016) with video.
Wolf, Mary Ann, Rachel Jones & Daniel Gilbert. Alliance for Excellent Education: Leading In and Beyond the Library Report. (January 2014).
Zinkin, Claire. "School Libraries: The Best Bang for Your Education Buck." (Minerva Reads Kids Books: Thoughts, Recommendations and Reviews. Minerva Reads, 2 June 2015.)