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Impact Of School Libraries On Student Achievement: A Review Of The Research, Michele Lonsdale Jan 2003

Impact Of School Libraries On Student Achievement: A Review Of The Research, Michele Lonsdale

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This literature review was undertaken on behalf of the Australian School Library Association (ASLA). It was conducted over a four-week period in November–December 2002. The main purpose of the review was to report on the nature and extent of the evidence that has linked school libraries to student achievement from 1990 - 2002, to identify the strengths and gaps in existing data as it might relate to an Australian setting, and to suggest some strategies for developing further research in Australia.