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@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, SLA Digital (formerly ict@sla).

The School Librarian is indexed by EBSCO, Gale and ProQuest.


Volume 69, Number 3, Autumn 2019

  • Ten Minutes With… Lucas Maxwell: Q & A by Barbara Band 
  • Diverse Literature in School Libraries: Reflected Realities by Matthew Courtney 
  • We Go Together: How Library Staff Can Support LGBTIQ Students in the School Library by Karys McEwen
  • Just Like Us: Reading Roadshows (The Reading Roadshow at The Petchey Academy; The Reading Roadshow at Portobello High School; You’re the Director of What? Equality and  Diversity at Whitefield School) by Barbara Band, Fiona Kirk, Lynmara Hingston     
  • School Librarian of the Year Award: A Personal Reflection by Sue Bastone

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Editorial Information

Editorial Contributions

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

  • Barbara Band

    E-mail: sleditor@sla.org.uk

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

    E-mail: joy@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 SLA Digital editor:

  • Bev Humphrey

    E-mail: digital@sla.org.uk

The editor is always interested to hear from people willing to help compile reviews for the SLA Digital section.

  

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