Tag Archives: school libraries

The Library Project hiring Viet Nam: Southeast Asia Fundraising Manager

(19 January 2016) The Library Project is looking for a fundraiser to contribute to the growth of a diverse and sustainable funding base for its programs in Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos) The Library Project donates books and libraries to under financed rural primary schools and orphanages in Asia. Excellent spoken and written English […]


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Gale brings interactive science products to libraries

(7 January 2016, Farmington Hills, Mich.) Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, is offering three new science products for academic and school libraries. The products are designed to help students understand science beyond the text, and combine Gale’s curriculum-aligned reference content with partner CyberScience’s interactive 3D models to bring science learning to life. Two products, […]


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Softlink conducts sixth annual school library industry survey

(11 October 2015) Softlink is inviting teacher librarians and library staff across Australia and New Zealand to participate in the 2015 Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey. The 2015 School Library Survey represents the sixth year of the survey for Australian schools and the first for New Zealand schools. Softlink’s Managing Director, Nathan Godfrey, said […]


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Elementary School Library/Chinese Library Media Specialist (International School of Beijing, China)

(7 October 2015) The International School of Beijing seeks a certified and experienced librarian, ideally Mandarin Chinese-speaking, to oversee the Lower Elementary LMC operations and develop the PK-12 Chinese collection. For more details and to apply, visit the ISB vacancies page.


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UTC Donates 300 Libraries to Elementary Schools in China

(January 2015) United Technologies recently donated the 300th student library in partnership with the international nonprofit The Library Project. This marks a new milestone for the UTC China Library Project since its inception in 2011. “UTC is a company with a rich legacy of innovation and commitment to make things better,” said Liping Xie, President, […]


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New resources for Orbit connect library life and learning

(24 March 2015) Softlink has released new backgrounds and avatars representing historical and community celebrated events and holidays for Orbit, the junior and middle school interface for Oliver v5. The new backgrounds and avatars allow school libraries to promote the celebration or observance of important events that are occurring at the school and in the […]


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Essential new guidelines for secondary school libraries

(28 April 2014) CILIP, (UK) through their publishing arm Facet Publishing, have announced the release of the third edition of The CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries. School libraries are an integral part of the educational process. CILIP champions the difference that school libraries and librarians make; improving children’s literacy, encouraging a love of reading […]


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Call for papers School Libraries Section

(17 December 2013)  The School Libraries Section of IFLA invites submission of proposals for papers (including case studies) about school library advocacy initiatives. The papers will be presented at a two-hour session in Lyon WLIC 2014; the language of the session will be English. The announcement is on the IFLA website.


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