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  • 20 Years of School Library History 

    Peters, Audrey M. (2015-02-11)
    The school library has evolved to keep up with changing student needs over the past twenty years. This research paper discusses three aspects of the library that have transformed to keep up with these needs. While many ...
  • The 21st Century Student's Toolbox 

    Clark, Aubrey (2012-10-22)
    The literature review will examine the research related to visual Web 2.0 tools and how they impact information literacy skills for students. In order to research this information, online databases from the James C. ...
  • After-school programming in the library 

    Reinwald, Wendi (2013-08-08)
    The public library can play a unique role in connecting students with effective after-school programming. When done correctly, public libraries meet their goals of creating life-long library users, help students with ...
  • Assistive Technology in School Libraries 

    DeMarco, Julie K. (2015-02-17)
    Assistive technology in school libraries is important in the success of all users, including the student body, their families, and the faculty. School libraries meet the various needs of those who utilize its services, and ...
  • Blogging: a web 2.0 tool that improves students' reading and writing 

    Hildebrand, Heather S. (2014-07-22)
    This literature review examines previously published literature that addresses the blog, a Web 2.0 tool, and the effect it has on students’ reading and writing motivation from elementary to collage aged students. The ...
  • Book Buddy Programs: Providing Students with Improved Reading and Social Skills 

    Manring, Marissa S. (2013-12-12)
    Improving the skills of students is a constant goal of educators. Many students arrive at school without the skills of successful readers. This thesis discusses the use of book buddy programs and how students can participate ...
  • Bring-Your-Own Technology and One-To-One Initiatives in Missouri Schools in 2012 

    Russell, James Michael, II (2012-06-07)
    Every day, nearly every high school student in the United States brings to school in a mobile phone exponentially more computer technology than NASA had when it sent astronauts to the moon. Many school districts force ...
  • The Challenge of Providing School Library Services on a Shrinking Budget 

    Hand, Renee S. (2015-06-25)
    Providing quality school library services to students correlates directly with student success (American Association of School Librarians “Learning4Life”). The purpose of this thesis is to discuss how school librarians can ...
  • The Challenges of Creating a Learning Commons 

    Blake, Sheila (2015-08-31)
    This paper is a literature review of the challenges of creating a learning commons in a school library setting. It focuses on three areas of challenge in implementation and possible ways to address each one. These areas ...
  • Digital citizenship and today's online student 

    Dillinger, Annette (2015-12)
    Technology in today’s society is ever, changing and with the ability to have readily available Internet access, students have found ways to communicate instantly online. This communication has led to new risk-taking ...
  • Digital technology in the elementary library 

    Schuman, Olivia (2013-07-01)
    The use of technology in the elementary school is growing and evolving. This changing environment means that mobile devices are being used alongside computers and laptops and district policies are changing to meet the new ...
  • Don't read that: censorship of young adult literature in the 21st century 

    Thompson, Lysha R. (2012-02-01)
    Censorship is not a new problem, but the volume of literature directed at the young adult audience has created an increase in the number of challenges. This review of literature examines censorship of young adult literature ...
  • Early childhood education and child development for elementary school librarians 

    Bradfield, Nova (2011-10-19)
    Many elementary school librarians have limited knowledge of early childhood education teaching practices and early childhood development. The connections between information literacy and early childhood education have not ...
  • The Educator's Role in Instructing Homeless Students 

    Wakefield, Amber R. (2015-02-10)
    Homelessness is a challenge educator’s face each year. This review of literature describes the issues that need to be addressed by all school staff in order to better serve homeless students. This review addresses laws ...
  • The Effect of Collaboration between Library Media Specialist and Teachers on Students Achievement when Incorporating Technology 

    White, Wendy (2015-06-02)
    This review of literature was designed to examine the effects of teacher and librarian collaboration, utilizing technology, on student achievement. While studies have been conducted on the impact of libraries, collaboration, ...
  • The effects of bibliotherapy on the bullying behaviors of adolescents 

    Van Batavia, Angela (2012-06-07)
    Bullying has no racial, ethnic, gender, or socioeconomic boundaries. Many students are victims to bullying while in school and often experience detrimental effects. Other students take an active part in bullying; these ...
  • The effects of ereaders on school libraries and student achievement 

    Trautweiler, Courtney C. (2013-08-01)
    The rise in the use of eReaders in schools and libraries raises the question of their effects on curriculum, student achievement, library media center management, and the role of school librarians. This research reviews ...
  • The effects of nonfiction book clubs on elementary school students 

    Bright, Megan (2013-12-01)
    The adoption of the Common Core State Standards has placed an increased emphasis on the importance of students’ exposure to nonfiction text. This research sought to determine if the use of nonfiction book clubs within a ...
  • The effects of nursing core competency training on classified and work study library personnel nursing reference resource service 

    Hargrave, Robin R. (2014-04-07)
    This thesis investigated implementing a core competency training method to help nonprofessional library staff provide knowledgeable nursing reference services. Three questions were posed. Would core competency training ...
  • Emotional literacy, learning, and the school library 

    Fry, Megan (2015-08-06)
    Many students in the education system lag behind in social and emotional development. Librarians, as teachers, can model behavior and implement programs in the library to cultivate and create students’ emotional literacy, ...