Schulmediothek - Das Fachportal für Schulmediotheken



The portal strives to offer reliable and comprehensive information about school libraries as well as the services public libraries provide for schools. The portal targets all those interested in school libraries, including school librarians, teachers, students, and parents.

Main subject areas covered:

  • Organization and management

  • Use of computers and the Internet

  • Library collection development

  • Role of school libraries in teaching and school life

  • Ideas for reading promotion

  • Information literacy training

  • Services for schools by public libraries

  • Address data bases on school libraries and relevant institutions

  • Research literature on school libraries and on the cooperation of libraries and schools

  • Recent news on libraries and reading promotion

The portal has been conceived and is being updated regularly by the standing committee “Library and School” (Bibliothek und Schule) of the “German Library Association” (Deutscher Bibliotheksverband) with the assistance of the German Education Server (Deutscher Bildungsserver).