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About the Education Division

The Education Division provides a forum for librarians and information professionals in the interdisciplinary field of education: 

  • to exchange and disseminate information and knowledge for the benefit of education-related information professionals and their organizations,
  • to enhance the skills of its members in management and retrieval of such information and knowledge,
  • to stimulate research in the field of education information services,
  • to manage evolving educational technology,
  • to contribute to the development of materials, methods and services that impact education-related information professionals and their clientele, and
  • to cooperate with organizations that have similar or allied interests.
In February Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight presented a webinar on "Wikipedia Editing and the Gender Gaps". Rosie serves as the Vice President of Wikimedia District of Columbia and sits on the Board of Advisors of Women in Journalism. She is a Visiting Scholar at Northeastern University, Women Writers Project. She founded Wikipedia’s project on Women Writers (2014), and co-founded Women ...
In January, Stephanie Grimm, at George Mason University, and Amanda Meeks , at Northern Arizona University, shared their expertise about taking concepts of critical information literacy and pedagogy, and applying them to visual literacy instruction and practice. We are pleased to provide the webinar recording: January 2019 Webinar: Visual Literacy and Gender ---- Speakers: Stephanie ...
In December, Char Booth presented a DEDU webinar on TRANS & GENDER NON-CONFORMING INCLUSION IN UNIVERSITY SPACES.  Their university's report on this valuable work is available at     Char Booth is Associate Dean of  the Library  at CSU San Marcos and an ACRL Immersion ...
DEDU has volunteer opportunities. Gain leadership skills while working with a great team! Chair-Elect:   In this division officer role, you will gain valuable leadership skills as you work with the division chair to plan programs for the SLA National Conference, co-lead business meetings, and attend SLA leadership meetings-- online and in person at conferences.  Serving as chair elect ...

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Education Libraries: peer-refereed publication

Education Libraries, is the flagship publication of the Special Library Association's Education Division. It is SLA’s only peer-refereed publication. 

The journal has been published continuously since its inaugural issue in Fall 1975. The journal’s mission has always been to contribute knowledge and understanding in the field of education and the role of education librarians. There is no other academic journal specifically devoted to the central issues in education librarianship

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.