Neverending evolution of the school library

“But… a librarian shall be focus on reading, right?” Sometime back, I heard a new administrator expressing his thoughts about the role of the school librarian. I was surprised to hear that from a person with international experience but not everywhere the role and impact of librarians are really appreciated. On my previous post, I was…

Can a school library be a tech hub?

School Libraries, Media Centers and/or learning spaces are different ways to call the library but the purpose is not changing. We guide our school community on their journey through information. In a world overwhelmed by fake information, we need to develop research skills, learn to curate information avoiding fake news, developing critical thinking, as well…

Spark Joy!

  “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”   Rumi All these days I was wondering about the challenge of learning something new for 20 hours. I went through an introspection phase trying to find out what I would like to learn. As I’m totally involved with…

Being a researcher = being a librarian

[youtube]https://youtu.be/8N_Cj3ZS9-A[/youtube] “Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope.” a holographic Princess Leia on Star Wars Technology is around us… I was born in 1970,   I can still see myself playing Atari video games with my brother. Have you ever seen that console?  The games were black & white and you have to insert the…

Yes, I’m a Lurker

I have never seen myself as a Lurker before, but after going through the readings of the first week, I have to admit it. I’m a Luker and I have enjoyed it for many years. I like to be updated on different areas related to school librarianship and IBO so I follow groups, people and…

My professional network

  When I started my career as a school librarian, I began to develop a professional network that it has been changing according to my interests and vision about this career. Last seven years, I’m working in India so I had the opportunity to meet and being part of the groups of librarians here and…

Hello world!

My name is Liliana Bandini. I’m a school librarian, working at IB international schools last 13 years. Before working in schools, I was an automation system librarian at the Central Library of my university ‘Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru’. As you can see, I’m from Lima, Peru but I’m working in Mumbai, India since 2011…