The Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey, conducted by Softlink on behalf of the school library sector, examines key trends and issues impacting school libraries. Points for analysis include annual school library budgets and staffing levels, as well as the use of digital devices and digital resources in school libraries.
A study of international best practice for promoting the participation of young people, particularly girls, in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) Authors: Ms Sarah Chapman & Dr Rebecca Vivian. This research was conducted as part of the 2016 Barbara Cail STEM Fellowship and funded by the Australian Government (Office for Women, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet), in partnership with the Chief Executive Women (CEW) Ltd.
IFLA School Library Guidelines, 2nd edition
This comprehensive document provides material to support advocacy within and beyond your school. Appendix D provides a useful checklist to assess the level of services currently provided.
Certified Teacher-Librarians, library quality and student achievement in Washington State public schools: The Washington State school library impact study undertaken by Elizabeth Coker, PhD, MSEd for Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) 2015
This study uses Neuman’s model of the diamond to examine school library research and scholarship from 2004 through 2014. This study finds that that there is still much “polishing” to be done by school library researchers and like Neuman, defines new “facets” that provide future direction to “move forward both the field’s research agenda and its effective practice” (Neuman 2003, 505).
Melissa P. Johnston, Associate Professor, University of West Georgia
How libraries transform schools by contributing to student success: evidence linking South Carolina school libraries and PASS & HSAP results, phase II by Keith Curry Lance, Bill Schwarz and Marcia J. Rodney of the RSL Research group October 2014
Teacher librarians and school libraries have a pivotal role to play in 21st century education and this paper presents an overview of:
Report for the Australian School Library Association by Michelle Lonsdale, 2003
Report on the School libraries 21C online discussion, commissioned by School Libraries and Information Literacy Unit, Curriculum K-12 Directoriate, NSW Department of Education and Training.