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

Once Upon A Time: The Art of Story Telling

A Workshop on storytelling “Once Upon A Time: The Art of Story Telling” was held at  Indian International Centre(Main) on 23 February 2019. The workshop was conducted by Pitambarrising Sun. The session began with the introductory speech by Mr. Abhishek Singh (Graphic novelist, artist, storyteller). Storytelling according to Mr. Abhishek Singh is to reimagine the idea of Philosophy through audio-visuals/ graphics or any form that … Continue reading Once Upon A Time: The Art of Story Telling

Become a member of School Library Association-India. Membership is now open.

All interested individuals, Institutions, Schools, Associations and those studying towards a Library and Information Science qualification are invited to join the first national level professional Association of School Librarians of India. Membership Categories and Annual Fees Download the form for SLA Personal Membership Details   Continue reading Become a member of School Library Association-India. Membership is now open.

Nalini Sorenson wins Jarul Book Award 2019 for ‘Papa’s Marathon’

The Jarul Book Award is a one-of-a-kind award in Asia that honors the Indian authors of children’s picture books.  As a true children’s choice award, the award empowers children: the picture books are reviewed, selected, nominated, and voted only by young students from 5-11 years of age. The American School of Bombay (ASB), in partnership with Ascend International School and Don Bosco International School, initiated … Continue reading Nalini Sorenson wins Jarul Book Award 2019 for ‘Papa’s Marathon’