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IASL Research Abstracts: 256

Dow, M. (2008). Focus on Global Education: Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding Macro and Micro Levels of Effective School Libraries from an Information Science Perspective. United States of America.

Abstract: The present article describes a longitudinal, mixed methods, case study of Kansas, USA, school libraries. The overall aim in the study is to explore from an information science perspective the school librarian’s involvement in information literacy instruction, student learning and achievement and meaningful educational partnerships. Sources and types of evidence from this five-year investigation are made available on a website with the intent of contributing to a strong community of evidence-based practice.

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Abstract Submitted by Janice Newsum, Florida State University


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