School Libraries Worldwide

School Libraries Worldwide is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, July

An Inquiry-Based Approach to Library Instruction
The work described in this article was founded on a philosophy that foregrounds the importance of students developing their own inquiry questions as an essential precursor to learning the complex skills of accessing, reading, and writing information...
Implications of Using Focus Groups to Improve Library Services
Focus groups have been used to improve services in a variety of arenas. In educational settings, they have been used in improving classroom teachers' performance, in general professional development, and in addressing areas of concern in the school setting....
Principals' Evaluation of School Librarians: A Study of Strategic and Nonstrategic Evidence-Based Approaches
Principals have a range of strategic and nonstrategic approaches available to them that they could potentially employ to gather evidence to evaluate school librarians. This study surveyed principals on how frequently they used each of these possible...
School Libraries and Evidence-Based Practice: An Integrated Approach to Evidence
A professional focus on evidence-based librarianship (EBL) has emerged over the last decade. It has been taken up by many sectors in library and information work, and even a cursory search of subscription and open databases will show the scholarly interest...
School Libraries Worldwide as a Source of Evidence for Evidence-Based Practice, 1995-2006
The theme for this issue of School Libraries Worldwide is evidence-based practice. As I reflected on the articles that make up this issue, I was reminded of the research done by Laurel A. Clyde (known to many of us simply as Anne) over the past five...
Science-Related Topics in School Library Media Periodicals: An Analysis of Electronic Citation Content from 1998-2004
Improving student achievement in science is a major thrust of current educational policy in the United States. Can US school library media specialists use articles in recommended school library media publications to approach science-related topics in...