Appendix 8: Recommended Resources

Recommended Resources

American Association of School Librarians (2007). Standards for the 21st century learner. Retrieved

Asselin, Marlene, Branch, J.L., & Oberg, D. Eds.(2003).  Achieving information literacy: Standards for school library programs in Canada. Ottawa, ON: Canadian School Library Association/Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada. Retrieved from

Canadian Library Association (CLA). (2011). Canadian guidelines on library and information services for people with disabilities: Position statements.

Canadians for 21st Century Learning and Innovation (2012). Shifting minds: A 21st century vision of public education for Canada. Retrieved from

Fullan, Michael. (2013). Great to excellent: Launching the next stage of Ontario’s education
agenda. Retrieved from

Haycock, Ken. (2003). The crisis of school libraries in Canada. Toronto, ON: Association of Canadian
Publishers. Retrieved from

Koechlin, Carol, Loertscher, D.V., & Zwaan, S. (2011). The new learning commons where learners win: Reinventing school libraries and computer labs, 2nd ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research and Publishing.

Koechlin, Carol, Loertscher, D. & Rosenfeld, E. (2010). Building a learning commons: A guide for administrators and learning leadership teams. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research and Publishing.

Loertscher, David V., Koechlin, C. & Rosenfeld, E. (2012). The virtual learning commons. Salt Lake City, UT: Learning Commons Press.

National Reading Campaign. (2013). State of school libraries still leaves a lot to be desired. Research and Resources. Retrieved from

Oberg, Dianne. (2014). Ignoring the evidence: Another decade of decline for school libraries. Education Canada, 54 (1). Retrieved from

Ontario Library Association. (2014). Together for learning: School libraries and the emergence of the learning commons: creating and transforming physical and virtual learning spaces. Toronto, ON. Retrieved from

People for Education. (2011). School libraries and information literacy. People for Education Annual Report. Retrieved  from

Scholastic Library Publishing. (2016). School libraries work! Retrieved from   

Sykes, Judith (2013). Conducting action research to evaluate your school library. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.