A splendour of letters: Communication across the generations

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Abstract

The image of the uncertain voyage of the written word through the seas of time and imagination captures an extraordinary story that should empower the creative culture and scholarship of learning that underpins school libraries today. A great library cannot be constructed – it is the growth of ages and a place of inspiration for generations to come. Today teacher librarians are leading literacy, discovery and technology to empower culture and learning, yet it is the splendour of letters, that vast and storied landscape of communication across the generations, which can truly help school libraries achieve their current and future aims The challenge before us is both humbling and exhilarating and deserves every scrap of our attention as we help shape individual lives of children and youth today.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 16 Apr 2019
EventAustralian School Library Association's XXVI 2019 Conference: Leading Learning - National Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Duration: 14 Apr 201916 Apr 2019
https://asla.org.au/conference-2019
https://asla.org.au/resources/Documents/Website%20Documents/Conferences/Conferences/conference_2019_program_030419.pdf (program)

Conference

ConferenceAustralian School Library Association's XXVI 2019 Conference
CountryAustralia
CityCanberra
Period14/04/1916/04/19
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