January 16, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Why (and How) to Set Up a College Library Visit for Middle Schoolers

It can be surprisingly easy—and incredibly worthwhile—to arrange for middle schoolers to conduct a day of research at a college library. This academic librarian shares her insider know-how.

School and Academic Librarians Must Join Forces to Foster College Readiness

Enough about budgets, says Leslie Farmer. College readiness is about relationships, and for the sake of the students, school and academic librarians must team up to determine what is information literacy and ensure they’re teaching the right skills.

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.