Research on the Efficacy of School Libraries

On this page we will be collecting links to formal research studies, or summaries thereof.

Caveat: All links on this page, and on subsequent pages, have been provided for informational / research purposes only. Inclusion herein does not imply anything -- positive or negative -- about the content or quality of those links.




Misc.:

  • Scholastic has a very useful booklet that summarizes research from around the country. Contact your Scholastic rep. for copies.
  • A Dissertation: PUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARIES: THEIR HISTORY, CURRICULUM, and IMPACT ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

Caveat: All links on this page, and on subsequent pages, have been provided for informational / research purposes only. Inclusion herein does not imply anything -- positive or negative -- about the content or quality of those links.


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Facilitators

Participant Facilitator: Ruth Jean Shaw, Anchorage, AK
Wiki Facilitator: Samuel Jackendoff, Pittsburgh, PA

Group Members

Shari Blohm, Pr. George's County, MD
Linda Cruttenden, Rochester City, NY
Samuel Jackendoff, Pittsburgh, PA
Gay Patrick, Dallas, TX
Martha Rowland, Sacramento City, CA
Ruth Jean Shaw, Anchorage, AK