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High School to College: Resources for Librarians and Teachers: Good Reads

This guide is designed to provide practical and useful information for librarians and teachers interested in preparing high school students academically for college courses and research.

Recommended Reading

Ameika, M. (2008). Introducing college research at the high school level: A jump start on success. Voice of Youth Advocates, 31(5), 408-409.

Barefoot, B. (2006). Bridging the chasm: First-year students and the library. Chronicle of Higher Education, 52(20), B16-B16.

Burhanna, K. J. (2007). Instructional outreach to high schools. Communications in Information Literacy, 1(2), 74-88.

Daniel, E. (July 6 - 11, 1997). High school to university: What skills do students need? Annual Conference of the Internationl Association of School Librarianship held in conjunction with the Association for Teacher-Librarianship in Canada (26th, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 

Esch, C., & Crawford, A. (2006). Helping students make the jump to university level research. MultiMedia & Internet@Schools, 13(2), 21-24.

Fitzgerald, M. A. (2004). Making the leap from high school to college. Knowledge Quest, 32(4), 19-24.

Geffert, B., & Christensen, B. (1998). Things they carry: Attitudes toward, opinions about, and knowledge of libraries and research among incoming college students. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 37(3), 279-289.

Gewertz, C. (2012). Common core thrusts school librarians into leadership roles. Education Week, 32(3), 1-19.

Hartmann, E. (2001). Understandings of information literacy: The perceptions of first year undergraduate students at the university of ballarat. Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 32(2), 110-122.

Islam, R. L., & Murno, L. A. (2006). From perceptions to connections: Informing information literacy program planning in academic libraries through examination of high school library media center curricula. College & Research Libraries, 67(6), 492-514.

Latham, D., & Gross, M. (2008). Broken links: Undergraduates look back on their experiences with information literacy in K-12 education. School Library Media Research, 11

Oakleaf, M., & Owen, P. L. (2010). Closing the 12 - 13 gap together: School and college librarians supporting 21st century learners. Teacher Librarian, 37(4), 52-58.

O'Sullivan, M. K., & Dallas, K. B. (2010). A collaborative approach to implementing 21st century skills in a high school senior research class. Education Libraries, 33(1), 3-9.

Owen, P. (2010). A transition checklist for high school seniors. School Library Monthly, 26(8), 20-23.

Pascopella, A. (2010). K12 schools must fill new literacy gaps. District Administration, 46(9), 25-25.

Schroeder, R. (2009). Both sides now: Librarians looking at information literacy from high school and college. tips. Educators' Spotlight Digest, 4(1)

Seymour, C. (2007). Information technology assessment: A foundation for school and academic library collaboration. Knowledge Quest, 35(5), 32-35.

Simon, M. (1992). Forging new organizational and communications structures: The college library school library partnership. Library Administration & Management, 6(1), 36-40.

Smalley, T. N. (2004). College success: High school librarians make the difference. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 30(3), 193-198.

Smith, S. (2002). The top 10 things high school seniors need to know about college libraries. Book Report, 20(5), 42.

Tabar, M. (2002). Rite of passage: A visit to a university library. Knowledge Quest, 30(4), 29-30.

Ury, C. J. (1996). Value added: High school research projects in an academic library. Clearing House, 69(5), 313.

Young, R. (2006). A collaborative effort: Importance of the relationship between school libraries and the university. Indiana Libraries, 25(3), 16-17.