ERIC Number: EJ731831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May
Reference Count: 0
College Success: High School Librarians Make the Difference
Smalley, Topsy N.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v30 n3 p193-198 May 2004
Many students who enroll in a community college "Information Research" course come from three local school districts. Of those three districts, only one has librarians. Through examining grade rosters, this study demonstrates that student achievement is substantially higher for students who come from high schools that have librarians and library programs.
Descriptors: Library Services, School Libraries, Library Skills, Information Literacy, Users (Information), Library Instruction, College Freshmen, Librarians, Reference Services, Academic Achievement, Community Colleges
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Two Year Colleges
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