April 24, 2009

New Role for Librarian in Today's Schools

In this age of information, the role of the school librarian is very different from what it used to be. Although they still hope to encourage a love of reading in their students, they are now also responsible for introducing them to new technologies and teaching them information literacy skills necessary for today's workplace.

An article in The New York Times, titled
"In Web Age, Library Job Gets Update," demonstrates how one school librarian prepares her students for the 21st century.

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