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An introduction to school librarianship
An introduction to school librarianship

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5 Summary of Session 3

In this session, you looked at how LMSs are central to effective library management and explored their benefits and range of possible applications. The functionality of a LMS typically corresponds with its cost, so considering the type of school you’re in and its requirements may influence how much you wish to invest.

You also examined some of the different ways digital resources can be accessed and their usage encouraged. In addition, you have looked at some of the considerations that may need to be made when purchasing digital resources for your library. Finally, you looked at the potential of social media for promoting reading, as well as some of its limitations and how these might impact your approach. In the next session, you will return to the theme of literacy, considering its importance and discussing strategies for embedding it in your school.

You should now go to Session 4 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .