Following a disaster such as earthquake, fire or flood you will have to face the impact of damage to your school library and its contents.
Library learning environments
Information, resources and case studies can stimulate thinking about design of school libraries. We aim to help principals, school leaders, library staff and other stakeholders imagine new library spaces that achieve your goals as you work to develop your services.
In this guide we provide tips for the project planning team to work through when merging two or more school libraries, as part of a whole school merger. The checklists will help you identify actions, resources, staffing required, target dates and chart your progress as you work through the merger project.
When your library is about to shift into another building you will need to plan for a number of issues including moving the library’s contents. And, if you are renovating, providing interim access to resources. Here are some tips to guide your project planning team to work through options applicable to your school.
The concept of the Modern Learning Environment (MLE), now also known as Innovative Learning Environment (ILE) is an holistic one, encompassing the pedagogy of learning to the physical and virtual spaces in which it occurs.
There's a wide variety of shelving styles to choose from, for storing and displaying your school library resources. This information sheet has been designed to help you choose the right options for your library, along with step-by-step help on how to calculate your shelving requirements.
If your school is contemplating a new or refurbished library, it’s useful to visit other school libraries to gather ideas and suggestions. The attached guide describes using a journey mapping approach to record your experience.