Many professional websites are available for school library media specialists.

The following websites listed on this page will be of interest to school library media specialists:

School Library Professional Websites

Infosearcher is the online complement to Information Searcher, a print newsletter started 12 years ago by Pam Berger, a library media specialist and educational technology consultant.  It is the longest published newsletter in K-12 education designed specifically for professionals working to integrate technology into the curriculum.

Library Research Service at University of Denver
LRS reports and analyzes statistics on school, public, and academic libraries, and conducts studies on major library issues. Includes section for school library information

Librarians (section) at Scholastic

ODLIS - Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science (2004) by J.M. Reitz

SLiP (School Library Information Portal)
Canada's gateway portal to documents for school libraries originating in Canada and not widely available in published form.

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Library Homepages


School Library Media Center Hompages

School and Library Websites from Information Architecture of the Web at eduScapes
Related Webpage:
School Library , Media and Technology Pages


Birchwood Elementary School, NY

Broad Street Elementary School Library, Butler, PA

Carmel Middle School LIbrary, CA

Castilleja School Library, CA
Website and blogsite

Clow Library Media Center, IL

Coral Gables High School Library Media Center, FL

Huntingtown High School Library Media Center, MD

Kailua Elementary School Library Media Center, HI

Kennett Middle School Library Media Center, MO

Lawrence High School Library, KS

Library Media Technology from Bellingham Public Schools, WA

Milton Middle School Library Media Center, WI

Naples High School Library Media Center, FL

New Canaan High School Library, CT

North Elementary Library Media Center, IN

Saugus High School Media Center, CA

Springfield Township High School Virtual Library by J. Valenza, PA

Library Directories

Public Library Websites from Information Architecture for the Web at eduScapes

Special Library Websites from Information Architecture for the Web at eduScapes

Public Library Homepages

Library of Congress

Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN
Boston Public Library. MA
Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, Public Library of, Charlotte, NC
Chicago Public Library, IL
Denver Public Library, CO
Indianapolis - Marion County Public Library, IN
Los Angeles Public Library, CA
Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR
New York Public Library, NY
San Francisco Public Library, CA
Seattle Public Library, WA
Toronto Public Library, Canada

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General Library Resources

Internet Library for Librarians

Conservation Online (CoOL) a project of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation

ExLibris by Mary Laine

IPL2 (Internet Public Library) from Drexal University, College of Information Science and Technology

Librarians and Archivists from Library of Congress

Librarian's Yellowpages

Buyer's guide created by librarians for librarians.

Library Law by Mary Minow
Site focuses on legal issues of interest to libraries, such as copyright, privacy and the First Amendment.

Tech Soup for Libraries
Project of TechSoup Global, the online resource provides tips and techniques that address the technology needs of public libraries.

Teen by M. Doyle
Online community for young adult librarians. Sections include: Message Board, Chat Room, Directory, Q&A Archive, News Archive, Resources/Links, Careers.

TL Virtual Cafe (wiki site)
Conversations about teacher-librarians, educational technology, and collaborative connections to facilitate meaningful and lifelong learning skills.

Web4Lib Electronic Discussion
Discussion of issues relating to the creation, management, and support of library-based World-Wide Web servers, services, and applications.

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Library Portals

Information from Tom Wilson
Links to research on information management, information science, and information systems.

Internet Library for Librarians

Directory of libraries around the world.

Library Spot

Researching Libarian
Resources for librarians doing research.

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Humor, Quotes, Quirky and More

Johnson’s (Doug) Little List of Library and Technology Laws

Librarian Avengers

Library Humor on the Web by A. Yucht from AASL . . /kqwebarchives/v33/331yucht.cfm

Quotable Quotes About Libraries from ALA

Quotations About Libraries and Librarians from International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Unshelved by B. Barnes and G. Ambaum at Overdue Media
Great comic about a young adult librarian.

Urban Legends

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Social Action and Advocacy

Information for Social Change
An activist organization that examines issues of censorship, freedom and ethics amongst library and information workers.

Library Juice
Much of the material has a social-responsibilities or intellectual freedom focus. by J. West
Daily [or so] weblog of things librarian.

Librarian Underground
A guide to alternative library culture on the Web.

Progressive Librarians Around the World
World-wide network of librarians actively committed to social justice, equality, human welfare, and the development of cultural democracy.

Progressive Librarians Guild
Professional network for discourse and action on library issues. 

Social Responsibilities Roundtable of the American Library Association

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Library Blogs

Blue Skunk Blog, The by Doug Johnson

Book Break by MS Spear, Berkley High School Library Media Center

Free Range Librarian by K.G. Schneider

Gargoyles Loose in the Library by F.J. Harris, University High, Urbana, IL

Handheld Librarian, The

Handheld computer news, ideas, and opinions from librarians and others interested in libraries.

Information Literacy Weblog

Information Wants To Be Free

Library Stories: Libraries & Librarians in the News

Library Stuff from Information Today

Media Specialist's Guide to the internet

Peter Scott's Library Blog

Resource Shelf

School Librarian in Action by Zarah Grace C. Gagatiga, Manila, Philippines

Tame the Web (Libraries, Technology & the Big Picture) by Michael Stephens

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Links to Other Resources

Resources for School Librarians

School Library Websites: Examples of Effective Practice
A wiki-clearinghouse of the collective recommendations of participating colleagues; suggested exemplars of effective practice.

Skype and Author
Mission is to provide K-12 teachers and librarians with a way to connect authors, books, and young readers through virtual visits.

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