SLA celebrates WBCD 2019 with Two Nation-wide competitions: Register now !

SLA celebrates World Book and Copyright Day 2019. What is ‘World Book and Copyright Day’? World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the magical power of books – a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. On … Continue reading SLA celebrates WBCD 2019 with Two Nation-wide competitions: Register now !

IFLA School Library Guidelines, Ed. 2, now available in Hindi

IFLA School Library Guidelines, Edition 2 is now available in Hindi. After Telugu, this is the second Indian Language into which one of the most important and followed School Library Guidelines is translated. Hearty congrats and thanks to Madhu Bhargava Charu Mathur Dev and Ritu Seth. A great achievement and a valuable contribution to Indian School Librarianship. IFLA — IFLA School Library Guidelines, 2nd edition … Continue reading IFLA School Library Guidelines, Ed. 2, now available in Hindi

N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award

The School Librarian of the Year Award, in partnership with The Executive Council of Dubai, was established in 2016 to celebrate the inspiring work of the UAE’s best school librarians in public and private schools. On 6 March 2019, The General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai and Emirates Literature Foundation awarded the 6 winners of the School Librarian of the Year Award for … Continue reading N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award

Call for Papers — Open Sessions. Information Literacy Section joint with Library Theory and Research Section

Theme: “Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research” The Information Literacy Section in partnership with Library Theory and Research Section invites you to submit proposals for our session at the IFLA World Congress in Athens Greece, August 24 – 30th. Over the last decades researchers have elaborated theoretical models of information literacy and librarians have developed comprehensive concepts for teaching information literacy in practice. The session … Continue reading Call for Papers — Open Sessions. Information Literacy Section joint with Library Theory and Research Section

‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’: Connecting Young Minds through Books in Schools

The librarian of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom offers a look into their highly successful ‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’ programme. It not only fosters friendships and mutual respect among students based on the sharing of books, but also seeks to develop educational infrastructure through partnerships with government schools. S. L. Faisal The joy of giving. Twenty-first century school libraries are designed as social spaces … Continue reading ‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’: Connecting Young Minds through Books in Schools