About the School Libraries Section

The Section of School Libraries concerns itself with the improvement and development of school libraries and resource centres worldwide, especially advocacy for their qualified and adequate staffing. It provides an international forum for exchanging ideas, experiences, research results and advocacy.

Mailing List

SCHOOL-L: The purpose of the list will be for better communication between the members of the section and to disseminate minutes, newsletters, etc throughout the group.

Note: SCHOOL-L is a closed list (restricted to subscribers but open for ALL persons interested in School Libraries ). As of  12+th March 2021, there are 441 subscribers.


The blog for the School Libraries section has news and current items of interest from school libraries across the world.  Edited by Lesley Farmer and Albert K. Boekhorst

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Useful links

Section archive

School Libraries

Last update: 12 March 2021