International Association
of School Librarianship

40th Annual Conference - Kingston, Jamaica
"School Libraries: Empowering the 21st Century Learner" 


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Keynote address by Ellen R. Tise, IFLA President 2009-2011


Conference Papers

Building our social landscape in cyberspace, by Cynthia R. Houston, Ph.D., MSLIS

Are we there yet? by Barabara Combes, et al.

Home broadband adoption and student achievement: scenes from an initial examination  of households in rural Florida, USA, by Marcia A. Mardis, Ed.D.

Building Excitement for Literacy Learning through Collaboration: Empowering Mobile and other Vulnerable Students in the Twenty-First Century, by Barbara McNeil

Fearless, playful and connected: Empowering teacher-librarians through an exploration of Web 2.0, by Jennifer L. Branch and Joanne de Groot

Focusing the library on the reader: Special education students, by Elizabeth A. Lee

Incorporating information literacy in the Croatian school environment, by Mihaela Banek Zorica and Sonja Spiranec

The learning ecology of Web 2.0 tool use by teacher librarian candidates, by Cynthia Royden Houston, MLS, Ph.D.

Online programs in school library education: Preparing librarians to support twenty-first century learners, by Dianne Oberg

Professional development of school library staff in Trinidad and Tobago, and Simone J. Primus

Professional learning in the digital age: Empowering the 21st century teacher-librarian, by Jennifer L. Branch and Joanne de Groot

The role of the teacher librarian in the bookless library: information literacy and resource creation, by James E Herring, PhD

Researching Data Sets to Develop State Library Standards, by Lesley S. J. Farmer, PhD

Collaboration is the key: opening doors to deeper student learning through working together, by Elizabeth Greef

Developing reading and analytical skills of students in education in Taiwan, by Tzong-Yue Chen

Introducing and establishing a wide reading program in the middle years of schooling, by Nerelie Teese

Transforming secondary school libraries to meet the needs of the twenty first century learner: The case of Trinidad and Tobago, by Grace Achoy and Rachael Greene

Standards for Brazilian School Libraries: Development Foundations, by Bernadette Campello 

Puppet Dreams: An Ezra Jack Keats Grant Project, by K.E. Hones

Notes from the noodle factory: 21st-Century Librarianship in Search of New Paradigms, by Ralph Lamar Turner

Developing students' "mini c": Creativity through inquiry, by Jami L. Jones

A touch of humour! Captivating students through the GiggleIT Project, by Kerry Pope

Factors that support the development of exemplary school library programs, by Diana Maliszewski

Directing the Digital Moral Compass: Teaching Digital Citizenship, by Lesley S. J. Farmer, PhD

Confronting the ‘Crisis of Significance’ in 21st Century School Libraries, by Ray Doiron and Marlene Asselin

Introduction to Information Literacy: An Online Library Media Course for High School Students, by Margaret Lincoln

Lithuanian school libraries today: Problems and perspectives, by Irena Kryzanauskiene


Conference Presentations

Building our social landscape in cyberspace, by Cynthia R. Houston, Ph.D., MSLIS

School Libraries: Creating a network model for the Brazilian educational system, by Carla Floriana Martins

Providing an Enabling Environment, by Hopeton S. Dunn, Ph.D.

Developing and Supporting the Twenty-First Century Reader, by Dr Carol Gordon

“Look for me in the whirlwind”: Teaching the 21st century learner, by Dr Ross J Todd

Re-thinking the role of the teacher librarian in a post-literate society, by Mark-Shane Scale

Utilization of a school library in a black rural town, by Nompumelelo M Shongwe


Conference Posters

Digital libraries to school libraries (DL2SL): A strategy for open content integration in schools, by Marcia A Mardis and Casey McLaughlin

Daisy Direct, Sweden: School Libraries for Disabled Students



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