21st Century Library Support System: Home


"The explosion of media and technology...has made it all the more important that students master the core skills of gathering and evaluating evidence. Reading and writing with independance and confidence will remain master arts in the information age." Vicki Phillips (Schmoker)


This LibGuide is designed to provide resources and ideas to promote the use of the library at the K-12 level for leisure and academic reading. This guide covers the current reality and statistics related to literacy, the role a media specialist plays in promoting academic and leisure reading, examples of best practice, and tools to support the role of the library media specialist.

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