School Library Connection
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When you grow so do your students.
School Library Connection (SLC) guarantees you’re connected to the latest professional learning and inspiration for your library career.

Our Mission

School Library Connection, a publication of Libraries Unlimited, shares the passion and drive of our community: to inspire lifelong learning in students. By librarians, for librarians, SLC knows that you are at the center of student learning, and we believe that expert practical guidance and insight can help you deepen your impact and thrive in your career. You belong at the forefront of student learning, and SLC is here to help you accomplish that.

Your Subscription Includes

  • Access to our robust online learning platform
  • Over 250 video lessons, 3000 articles, and 300 lesson plans
  • A bimonthly print magazine
  • Opportunities to engage and learn with colleagues
  • Searchable collection of 5000+ resource reviews
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Being a School Librarian Is Challenging
School Library Connection Is Here to Help

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Never Feel Alone Again
Participate in a vibrant community that fosters professional exchange, curriculum support, and advocacy
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Stay Ahead of the Curve
Explore the cutting edge of school librarianship and tried-and-true tips to overcome real challenges in real time
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Learn On Your Schedule
Enjoy 24/7 access to self-paced videos and activities to grow your skill set and apply your learning directly to your practice
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Buy Smarter
Plan your purchases with 2,000+ new reviews of books and digital resources every year—by school librarians, for school librarians
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Continue Advancing
Explore tailor-made portals that fit your role, whether you’re new on the job or leading your district’s library staff
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Get Expert Guidance
Learn from the on-the-ground experience and recent research of respected leaders in the field
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Maximize Your Time
Search our wide archive to help you solve your library problems right when they arise

A Team You Can Trust

Recognized for their service to school libraries with numerous accolades, School Library Connection's editors are a highly qualified team of practioners and scholars, leading at the local, state, and national levels.
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Start Learning
Your needs transform over time. We’ve made it easy to find resources tailored to the evolving stages of your career, whether you’re just getting started, already experienced, or leading a district.
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Explore Topics
The library is a hub for research, reading, making, and so much more. Learn alongside leaders in the field as they dive deep on key topics with colleagues, answer your questions, and curate collections of resources to push your thinking.
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Book and digital resource reviews enable you to make well-informed collection choices and put those selections to maximum use. Plus our extensive review archive help you fill any holes in your collection.
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My Place
Resource and Product Lists offer an easy way to bookmark, save, and share the great resources you discover in SLC. Chart a smooth course for your professional learning journey!

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