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Welcome to the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Meeting Place!

IASL hosts Special Interest Groups and other events and activities at this site. You have the opportunity to engage with colleagues on topic areas such as school library education, school library research, information literacy, children's and young adult literature, advocacy and information & communication technologies.
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Blog Posts

Face a Book (FaB) Reading Challenge 2014-'15 concluded.

Posted by S. L. Faisal on March 7, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

"Face a Book (FaB) Challenge" is a reading and information literacy (IL) programme to promote reading habit and develop information literacy skills among students during summer holidays, followed by continuous and yearlong activities and comprehensive evaluation.

FaB Challenge was conceived by the Library of Kendriya Vidyala Pattom,…


Film on school libraries in Africa

Posted by Mary B. Byrne on March 7, 2015 at 9:32am 0 Comments

Can anyone please refer me to the link or the place to search for a film on school libraries in an African country that was sent to IASL members sometime in 2014, I think? I believe the school might have been in Sudan, but cannot be sure.

Some of my students at one of my schools are doing a presentation on "Peace through Education" and I thought this film would be very appropriate for this topic.


Thanks you very much for your help.

Mary Byrne



PITARA: A Treasure of Knowledge

Posted by Dr. Sarwesh Pareek on January 15, 2015 at 2:33pm 1 Comment

Dear all LIS Professionals!

Namaskar !

As we all know that the entire world today is becoming on-line, in one way or the other. Full text books, magazines, newspapers, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, directories and journals can be accessed via the Internet. These resources are not only provide 24 hours access from the desktop, but also have features that enable users to obtain more relevant information easily & quickly. They are less bulky and having a multimedia facility…


Lyon Declaration

Posted by Albert K. Boekhorst on August 18, 2014 at 8:07pm 0 Comments

I suggest that IASL supports the Lyon Declaration: Lyon Declaration

'Face a Book (FaB) Reading Challenge' launched

Posted by S. L. Faisal on June 8, 2014 at 9:08pm 0 Comments

Face a Book (FaB) Challenge is a summer reading programme, launched by Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, to promote reading habit during the summer holidays, followed by continuous activities to evaluate its effectiveness.


The basic objectives of the project are,

  1. to help the students to enjoy reading more and motivate them to read for pleasure
  2. to develop critical reading skills like…


Research Interview Invitation

Started by Corinne Hertel Jan 26. 0 Replies

Lyon Declaration

Started by Albert K. Boekhorst Aug 18, 2014. 0 Replies


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