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School libraries are no longer just places where books are stored. from shutterstock.com

Don’t worry, a school library with fewer books and more technology is good for today’s students

The role of the school library has evolved. Today's school library goes beyond providing books. It must include teaching children digital literacy and how to critically evaluate information online.
A woman visits the Scientific Institute in Cairo, Egypt. The role of libraries is changing but they are as relevant and important as ever. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

African libraries that adapt can take the continent’s knowledge to the world

African libraries have more of an opportunity than ever before to bring the continent's knowledge to the world. They just need to adapt their traditional roles and functions.
Lower-income students benefit the most from libraries. Yet, budget cuts are leading to a decline in their numbers. Pesky Librarians

The calamity of the disappearing school libraries

The number of libraries is dropping drastically across almost all states. Will a revised No Child Left Behind law make a difference?

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