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The School Librarian

About 'The School Librarian'

The School Librarian (ISSN 0036-6595) is the journal of the School Library Association, published quarterly. Free to members, it comes with our quarterly newsletter, info[at]sla.

Each issue contains articles, regular features, reviews of new books - fiction and non-fiction - and reviews of apps, websites and other media in a special section, ict[at]sla.

Current Issue

TSL 64-3 CoverVolume 64, Number 3, Autumn 2016
  • Editorial
    Steve Hird
  • Rethink, Renew, Recharge: The SLA Weekend Course 2016
    Lin Smith
  • 'The most brilliant thing in the world of children's books': The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals
    Joy Court
  • How to Grow Intelligent-thinking, Self-confident Students: A Librarian's Perspective
    Karina Van Dort
  • Hoards to Treasure: A School's Heritage Resources
    Anna Quick
  • School Librarian as Literacy Lead: A Great Opportunity
    Sally Dring
  • What To Do With a Carpet Roll: Display Ideas from an Enthusiast
    Lisa Fitzgerald
  • The 2016 Pupil Library Assistant Award: A Personal View
    Sam Miller
  • ict[at]SLA - Websites and ICT resources
    (ict[at]SLA reviews are available online to SLA Members)
  • Book Reviews:
    (A complete index of the reviews in this issue is available)
    • Reviews editorial
    • Under Eight
    • Eight to Twelve
    • Poetry and Plays
    • Twelve to Sixteen
    • Sixteen to Nineteen
    • Professional

Previous Issues

Details of issues of The School Librarian dating back to 2005 can be found on our Previous Issues page.

Sample Issue

Prospective members of the SLA can download a free sample of The School Librarian in PDF format.

TSL 62-1 SAMPLE

PDF file, 8 MB

Requires Adobe Reader

Editorial Information

Editorial Contributions

Contributions for feature articles and other editorial items should be sent to the Features Editor:

Articles for consideration are always welcome. The Features Editor is happy to receive enquiries from potential contributors and will be pleased to supply information about presentation.

Books for Review

Books for review should be sent by post to the Reviews Editor:

  • Joy Court
    8 Lynmouth Drive
    Gilmorton
    Lutterworth
    Leicestershire
    LE17 5PG
    E-mail: joy[at]sla.org.uk

The Reviews Editor is always interested to hear from people willing to join the SLA's panel of book reviewers.

Weblinks, Apps and Digital Media for Review

Weblinks, apps and all other digital media for review should be sent or emailed to the ICT[at]SLA editor please:

  • Bev Humphrey
    Literacy & Technology Consultant
    15 The Boulevard
    Greenhithe
    Kent
    DA9 9GT
    E-mail: ict.editor[at]sla.org.uk

The editor is always interested to hear from people willing to help compile reviews for the ict[at]SLA section.

Advertising

For a media pack and further information on advertising in The School Librarian, please contact our sales agent:

  • Space Marketing
    10 Clayfield Mews
    Newcomen Road
    Tunbridge Wells
    Kent
    TN4 9PA

    Tel: 01892 677740
    Fax: 01892 677743
    E-mail: sales[at]spacemarketing.co.uk

Institutional Subscribers

For non-members of the SLA, an annual institutional subscription to The School Librarian journal (ISSN 0036-6595) is available direct from the Association or through subscription agencies.

The subscription rate for the calendar year 2016 is £110.00 (plus a delivery charge of £12.00 to delivery addresses outside the European Union).

Please contact the SLA office for further information.