The Research - Pre2017
In working to keep these pages approachable, we've moved articles older than 2017 to this page. There is still powerful content here.
"5 Things That People Don't Realize Librarians Do" by Rebecca Tischler (INALJ blog, April 10, 2014) [I Need A Library Job, Tennessee].
500 Hats,The Teacher-Librarian in the 21st Century - a blog from Australia
Adkins, Denice. U.S. Students, Poverty, and School Libraries: What Results of the 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment Tell Us. (School Library Research, Sept. 11, 2014).
Biagini, Mary K. "The Pennsylvania Story: Lessons Learned." (School Library Monthly, p.5-7, Feb. 2014) The article is not available online, but the article is worth reading because it directly confronts the difference between EQUITY and ADEQUACY.
Crosswalk between the Framework for K-12 Science Education and Standards for the 21st Century Learner: School Librarians as the Crucial Link (School Library Research, Volume 16, 2013) From the abstract: "We contend that the learning of the Standardsis crucial to creating and sustaining science-learning environments as envisioned in the Framework and argue that school librarians’ role in science learning is more vital than it has ever been."
Flood, Alison and Sian Cain. Review of How Minecraft is helping kids fall in love with books. Guardian, 11 July 2018.
Dow, Mirah J. School Libraries Matter: Views from the Research edited by Mirah J. Dow. (ISBN 9781610691611; Libraries Unlimited, 2013).
Impact of School Libraries on Learning (October 2013)- Research Report by Robert Gordon University of Aberdeen, Scotland.
Kachel, Debra. The Calamity of Disappearing School Libraries (The Conversation - US, July 13, 2015).
Kachel, Debra E., ed. "School Library Research Summarized: A Graduate Project." issuu.com. issuu, 2011. Web. 6 Jan. 2013. \
Library Research Service: School Libraries & Student Achievement (2013).
Lance, Keith Curry, and Linda Hofschire. "Change in School Librarian Staffing Linked with Change in CSAP Reading Performance, 2005 to 2011." Jan. 2012. PDF file.
Littman, Sarah Darer. OP-ED | College, Career and Democracy ready? Not without a trained librarian. (CT News Junkie, Jun 13, 2014).
Miller, Donalyn. "I’ve Got Research. Yes, I Do. I’ve Got Research. How About You?" Donalyn Miller, 8 Feb. 2015.
NEA. New Research Study Details Growth, Staffing, Resources Trends in School Library/Media Centers. NEA, 2016. National Education Association.
PA School Library Project. N.p., 4 Jan. 2014. Web. 6 Jan. 2013.
Sheldon, Stephen B. , Marcia H. Davis, and Faith Connolly. "A Library They Deserve: The Baltimore Elementary and Middle School Library Project" (Baltimore Education Research Consortium, January 2014) This is a powerful review of ongoing research in Baltimore MD. [This link is to the Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange, where the PDF is available.]
Show Me the Connection: How School Library Media Center Services Affect Student Achievement. A study commissioned by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri State Library and conducted by Quantitative Resources, LLC. (2002-2003).
"State of America's Libraries Report 2015: School Libraries." ALA News. ALA, 2015.
Sturgill, Mary. Study: Good School Libraries Affect Test Scores. (WLTX19, May 12, 2015).
Sun, Carolyn. "Washington Study Further Ties Quality Library Programs to Student Success" (School Library Journal, May 15, 2015) This includes a link to the actual study.
Taniguchi, Lauren T. "Three-year Study Asserts Benefits of School Libraries on Student Learning." NJ.com [Cumberland County N.J.] 15 Feb. 2012: n. pag. Web. 6 Jan. 2013.
“Teachers in school libraries - what does the data tell us?” (Teacher Magazine Australia, May 24, 2016).