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An introduction to school librarianship
An introduction to school librarianship

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6 Summary of Session 1

In this session, you have looked at how to tailor your library provision to your school, creating a unique library development plan which supports the educational and recreational requirements of your stakeholders. You have also explored the importance of legislation to your role and learned how working collaboratively with colleagues can help you gain insight into the teaching process and target your provision more effectively to support learning outcomes.

Finally, you have thought about how to identify library stakeholders and attend to their various needs, being observant and liaising with specialists wherever necessary. Continuing on this theme, in the next session you will explore the relationship between stakeholders’ needs and the physical environment of your library. You will also learn about collection management and consider how to balance the different types of library resources you have.

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