Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Computer and Information Science

RAS ID

4715

Comments

This article was originally published as: Combes, B. (2006). Opening Pandora's box: Teacher librarianship in the twenty-first century. Proceedings of Transforming Information and Learning Conference. (pp. 48-60). Mount Lawley, Western Australia. Edith Cowan University.

Abstract

In a world that is currently struggling to come to terms with the Internet, the exponential explosion in the volume of readily available information and a plethora of delivery modes and resource formats; the role of the teacher librarian and the school library in this new information landscape is murkier than ever before, This presentation looks at how teacher librarians can reinvent themselves and their school libraries to become an essential component of the core business of the school, i.e." teaching and learning, It is all about unlocking hidden talents, facing challenges and taking control.

 
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