Module Identifier ILM6710  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Gwilym Huws  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours 5 lectures x 2 hour  
  Seminars / Tutorials   2 Hours  
  Practical   2 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment essay 2,000-2,500 words  100%

Learning outcomes

The module should enable students to:


The aims of this module are:

Reading Lists

** Recommended Consultation
De Silva, R. and Turriff, A (1993) Developing the secondary school library resource centre London: Kogan Page
Department of National Heritage (1995) Investing in children: the future of library services for children and young people London: HMSO
Elkin, J. and Lonsdale, R (1996) Focus on the child: libraries, literacy and learning London: Library Association
Gawith, G (1987) Library alive: promoting reading and research in the school library London: A. & C. Black
Haycock, K. (1990) The school library program in the curriculum Englewood (Colorado): Libraries Unlimited
Henri, J (1988) The curriculum: a collaborative approach to learning Wagga Wagga (NSW): Centre for Library Studies Riverina Institute of Higher Education
Herring, J (1996) Teaching information skills in schools London: Library Association
Irving, A (1985) Study and information skills across the curriculum London: Heinemann
Kinnell, M Managing library resources in schools London: Library Association
Kuhlthau, C. C (1993) Seeking meaning: a process approach to library and information services Norwood (New Jersey): Ablex
Library Association (2000) Primary school library guidelines London: Library Association
Lowerie, J. E. & Nagakura, M (1991) School libraries: international developments Methuchen (NJ): Scarecrow Press
(1984) School libraries: the foundation of the curriculum London: HMSO
Streatfield, D. R. & Markless, S (1994) Invisible Learning? The contribution of school libraries to teaching and learning London: British Library
Tilke, A (1998) Library Association guidelines for secondary school libraries London: Library Association
Tilke, A (1998) On-the-job sourcebook for school librarians London: Library Association
Valentine, P. & Nelson, B (1988) Sneaky teaching: the role of the school librarian London: British Library

International Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship
Library Association Record
The School Librarian
School Libraries in View
School Libraries Worldwide

Web Page/Sites
American Association of School Librarians
National Grid for learning (NGfL)
School Library Association
School Libraries Group
** Essential Reading
School Libraries Online
** Recommended Consultation
School Libraries on the Web: A Directory


This module is at CQFW Level 7