Op-Ed Letters to the editor

The Guardian (United Kingdom), "Scrutinise schools on library provision" 07/15/14
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT), "Utah students need what librarians can give" by Anne Diekema and Sharyl Smith. 06/11/14
Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), "Librarians teach students to evaluate web sources " by Don Muno. 04/30/2013
Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), "Public forum needed regarding school librarians" by Scott Lythgoe. 05/09/2013
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT), "Money for Libraries" by Marianne Bates. 02/07/11
Deseret News (Salt Lake City, UT), "Fund School Libraries" by Marianne Bates. 02/07/11
The Herald Journal (Logan, UT), "Soapbox: Library Teachers an Endangered Species" by Shelly Otte. 03/08/2011
New York Times (New York, NY), "Do School Libraries Need Books?" 02/10/10

News Media Coverage

Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), "Our View: Cutting media specialists unwise" by Editorial Board, Standard-Examiner 05/06/2013
Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), "After walkout fizzles, Ogden student activist meets with super over Librarian issue" by Nancy Van Valkenburg. 05/02/2013
Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), "Teacher librarians are too important to cut" Guest commentary by Kathy Gambles 05/01/2013
Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), "Advocates of School Libraries push for state funding" by Loretta Park. 01/31/2011
New York Times (New York, NY), "In Web Age, Library Job Gets Update" by Motoko Rich. 02/15/2009

Journals

School Library Monthly, "Taking Action: Saving School Libraries" that supports the article, "Six Steps to Saving Your School Library Program" by Allison Zmuda (February 2011, pages 45-48).
School Library Journal, "Something to Shout About: New research shows that more librarians means higher reading scores".

Statements

AASL president releases statement on school library position cuts.

Research studies related to libraries and reading

Stronger early reading skills predict higher intelligence later