Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
School Libraries and Learning Resources
Academic Year
Semester 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 10 Hours.
Seminars / Tutorials 4 Hours.
Practical 2 Hours.


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 2,000 words  Project Work:  50%
Semester Exam 1.5 Hours   50%

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module students should be able to:

  • Explain the context in which school libraries operate;
  • Explain the role performed by the School Library Resource Centre to meet the information and learning needs of the the school community;
  • Analyse the impact that the School Library Resource Centre might have on student learning and their academic acheivement;
  • Explain the impact of ICT on the School Library Resource Centre:
  • Discuss the resourcing and management implications for the School Library and Resource Centre of providing curriculum support within a school.

Brief description

Trends in primary and secondary education.

School libraries and the curriculum.

The nature and management of school libraries and resource centres.

Co-operation and networks in the education field.


This module is at CQFW Level 6