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School Library Research Vol. 15 (2012)
The highly technological environment of 21st-century schools has significantly redefined the role of school librarians by presenting the opportunity to assume leadership through technology integration. Despite the abundance of literature that has...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 59, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 17–26
"Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs" (AASL, 2009) charges school librarians "to play a leading role in weaving such skills throughout the curriculum so that all members of the school community are...
Knowledge Quest Vol. 42, No. 1 (2013) pp. 70–75
The explosion of technology and information has resulted in major changes in education in the twenty-first century. School librarians have a vital role to play in efforts to ensure that students are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need...
School Library Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (2016)
This paper uses a meta-ethnographic approach to examine a core body of research conducted primarily by one iSchool research center that has bolstered its curriculum in support of school librarian leadership in the past decade. Substantive studies,...
The Leadership Role of the Teacher Librarian in Technology Integration: Early Results of a Survey of Highly Certified Teacher Librarians in the United States
School Library Association of Queensland and the International Association of School Librarianship Conference incorporating the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship 2010 (2010)
In 2008, the United States' Institute for Museum and Library Services funded Project Leadership-in-Action (LIA) that included surveys of the technology integration practices of teacher librarian leaders with National Board Certification. Preliminary ...
National Board Certified School Librarians' Leadership in Technology Integration: Results of a National Survey
School Library Media Research Vol. 14 (2011)
In an effort to address the lack of empirical knowledge about the school librarians' role in technology, the Institute for Museum and Library Services funded Project Leadership-in-Action (LIA) to study leadership practices of school librarians. This ...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 59, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 92–102
Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia that can be edited by users, is growing both in the number of content articles written as well as the number of registered users. Students rely on Wikipedia (Purcell et al., 2012) and Wikipedia, through tools, ...