ERIC Number: EJ1174159
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Why School Librarians Matter: What Years of Research Tell Us
Lance, Keith Curry; Kachel, Debra E.
Phi Delta Kappan, v99 n7 p15-20 Apr 2018
Since 1992, a growing body of research known as the school library impact studies has consistently shown positive correlations between school librarians and library programs and student achievement. The authors review the findings from these studies and discuss how school leaders can ensure they are making the best use of their librarians' expertise.
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Services, Library Role, Expertise, Academic Achievement, Relevance (Education), Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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