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‘Librarians have a natural place in the forefront of helping students be more adept at online research. School librarians should be a partner in this,’ one teacher said. ‘Oftentimes, teachers don’t realize that, or sadly schools don’t have school librarians.’ EdWeek: Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills
First, librarians love authors. Our business is knowledge-building and imagination, and writers form the backbone of our nonprofit exercise in supporting and promoting lifelong learning…. It is not in the long-term interests of authors (or publishers) to deny library e-lending and the educational benefits it affords. American Library Association President, Maureen Sullivan in response to Scott Turrow
LSTA funding is crucial for Iowa Libraries. Decorah Public Library currently distributes to over 160 libraries in the state of Iowa much needed large print matter for blind and handicapped. Without LSTA funding small rural library citizens would not be able to enjoy the vast collection of books in large print. Please continue to support these programs with LSTA dollars. Lorraine Borowski, in our blog’s comment section, emphasizing why we want you to call your congressional representative today and ask them to support library funding.
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