SLJ at 70: Readers Share What Makes SLJ Valuable to Them

SLJ is turning 70, and we want to hear from you.

This year marks School Library Journal's (SLJ) 70th anniversary and, throughout 2024, we will be asking readers to share their opinions, as well as help us plan for the future.

The first question we asked was, "What makes SLJ valuable to you?" Here are a few reader responses:

“Being able to read articles written by a diverse group of librarians, who have unique perspectives and experiences that help me to better serve my students.”Rebecca Greer, school library media specialist, Manatee School for the Arts, Palmetto, FL

"Professional book reviews that help me make the best purchasing decisions I can for my school’s readers."Emily Boisvert, library media specialist, Melissa Jones Elementary School, Guilford, CT

"In the rapidly changing field of education, the School Library Journal (SLJ) is a vital source of timely and relevant information. From emerging technologies to shifts in education policy and literacy trends, SLJ ensures professionals stay up-to-date with the latest developments. This commitment to current information empowers librarians and educators to navigate the dynamic educational landscape effectively."Sheri Anita Massey, library media specialist, Cabin John Middle School, Potomac, MD

Join the conversation. Let us know what makes SLJ valuable to you.

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