Additional Readings: Demise of School Libraries: Consequences & Options

Apple, Michael W., Educating the "Right" Way: Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Apple, Michael W., L.A. Gandin, S. Liu, A. Meshulam, & E. Schirmer, The Struggle for Democracy in Education: Lessons from Social Realities. New York: Routledge, 2018.

BC Teacher Librarians, BCTLA Working and Learning Conditions - 2020-2021 

BC Teacher Librarians, “Learning Commons Resources”, 

 BC Teacher Librarians, “What does collaboration with the TL look like”, Infographic. 

Duval, Toni. “Diversity Audit of a Middle School Library”, Canadian School Libraries Journal 4(3), Fall 2020. 

Canadian School Libraries, “Statement on the role of School Libraries During the Pandemic.” September 23, 2020. 

Haycock, K. The crisis in Canada’s school libraries: The case for reform and re-investment. Association of Canadian Publishers and Heritage Canada, 2003.

Kirkland, Anita Brooks. “Voices for School Libraries: Advocacy in Pandemic Times”, Canadian School Libraries Journal  5(2), Spring 2021. 

Lance, K. C. & D. E Kachel, “Why school librarians matter: What years of research tell us“, Phi Delta Kappan, 99(7), 15-20, 2018.

Manitoba School Library Association Journal, Spring 2019, on school library learning commons in Manitoba:

Oberg, Dianne. “Ignoring the evidence: Another decade of decline for school libraries“, Education Canada, 52(2), 31-35 2012

Rubio, Rebeca. “Diversity Audits in Library Learning Commons: Equity in Action”, Canadian School Libraries Journal 5(1), Winter 2021. 

Save Our School Libraries Coalition: Ensuring Student Success by Maintaining and Restoring School Library Funding, April 6, 2021.