The Teaching Librarian

Editor-in-Chief: Caroline Freibauer

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READ THE MOST RECENT ISSUE - curriculum @ your library - September 2020

 The Teaching Librarian is the official magazine of the Ontario School Library Association (OSLA). It is published three times a year to support OSLA members in providing significant and effective library programs and services. The Teaching Librarian also promotes library programs and curriculum development that furthers exemplary educational objectives. It fosters effective collaboration within the school library community and provides a forum to share experience and expertise. The Teaching Librarian is published three times a year (January, May, September).

Winner of the 2015 Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) Communication Award of Excellence for Best Publication

CALL FOR EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS: Interested in joining the Teaching Librarian Editorial Board? Contact Caroline Freibauer, Editor-in-Chief.

Subscription Information: The Teaching Librarian is an included benefit OSLA membership. It is also available on subscription for $36 per year, plus HST. To become a member, a subscriber or to order reprints, contact Membership Services. You may also purchase a subscription through The Library Marketplace.

A Note About ReceivinThe Teaching LibrarianYou must be a current member of OSLA (log into My Account to check your membership status) and have an up-to-date address in your My Account, or you must have a current subscription with OLA to receive a copy of The Teaching Librarian in the mail. If you have not received your copy, please contact Membership Services.

Interested in writing for The Teaching Librarian? Here are the themes and submission deadlines for upcoming issues:
  • “Diversity @ your library” Deadline: September 30, 2020
  • "STEAM @ your library" Deadline January 31, 2021
We are looking for articles of 150-250 words, 500 words, or 800-1,300 words with high-resolution images or illustrations. Please note that The Teaching Librarian adheres to Canadian Press Style. Read more about Submission GuidelinesSubmit articles to the Editor-in-Chief.

Questions? Contact the Editor-in-Chief or the OLA Staff Liaison, Lauren Hummel. 

Publishers and Review Copies: If you are a publisher who wishes to send The Teaching Librarian review copies or advanced reading copies, please email the OLA Staff Liaison, Lauren Hummel for contact and shipping information. 

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