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The South Dakota State Library hosts an email discussion list for school librarians.

Statistics & Survey

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21st Century School Libraries

The South Dakota State Library, a division of the Department of Education, formally and annually recognizes schools with libraries that meet the characteristics of a 21st Century school library through its program, place, and professional.

Read more about 21st Century School Library Awards

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Book Awards

More Book Awards, including national awards

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SD Administrative Rules:

  • 24:15:06:17 . K-12 library media education endorsement.
  • 24:53:09:02 . Preschool through grade 12 school library media specialist education program.

DOE Endorsement Requirements:

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Electronic Resources for Students

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South dakota future ready school libraries brochureSD Future Ready School Libraries P D F Printable download file of Future Ready Librarians

21st Century School Library Self-Assessment p d f file, Updated 2018

For more resources, contact the SDSL School Library Technology Coordinator.

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School Library Boot Camp
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21st Century Literacies: The School Library Connection
July 23-26, 2018 - Pierre.

South Dakota State Library Cornerstone
SDSL's e-Newsletter articles include:
  - Children and YA Services
  - Maker Spaces
  - School Libraries
  - Summer Reading
and many more!

A School Library Blog from SDSL
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Alissa Adams EMAIL
School Library Technology Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

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