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Getting help from a Teacher Librarian

Teacher librarians support and implement the vision of their school communities through advocating and building effective library and information services and programs that contribute to the development of lifelong learners. A teacher librarian holds recognised teaching qualifications and qualifications in librarianship. Source: ALIA (Australian Library Industry Association)


What can a teacher librarian do for you?


Teacher librarians at Lyndale are information management specialists. We are happy to help you plan your next assignment.

If necessary we can provide one to one tuition on any aspect of the research process including:

  • How to identify and locate the best information resources

  • Essay writing – choosing / organising resources to present a balanced argument etc.

  • How to avoid plagiarism by correctly citing your information sources 

  • How to create a bibliography for your project


Teacher librarians at Lyndale are also keen to promote the benefits of reading for learning and pleasure. We do this by supporting our students in a number of ways including:

  • Promoting and supporting the Premiers’ Reading Challenge

  • Hosting regular reading sessions for younger students

  • Catering for a diverse range of recreational reading tastes

  • Maintaining a relevant range of non-fiction and reference items

  • Encouraging feedback from students on individual reading requirements and purchase suggestions.

  • Helping students find and choose their next read or even their very first read!


Last but not least, teacher librarians at Lyndale are responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, harmonious and productive working environment for staff and students alike. So next time you need resources for your assignments, some extra help with your research, a comfortable place to study or read, or your next gripping page-turner, consider your Library and your teacher librarians.

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