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Sunday, June 01, 2008

"We can't let schools become book-free zones"

"School libraries are suffering, and even closing, as resources are cut, staff 'redeployed' and the internet deemed more important to learning than printed matter and professionals who can sort the wheat from the chaff. Tara Brabazon, professor of media studies at the University of Brighton, UK, says we must fight to defend the invaluable contribution libraries make to information literacy and to an informed citizenry..." More at Times Higher Education

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