Alberta Education Library/Learning Commons Standards

Website - Alberta Education - As learning environments change, school libraries must evolve from providing information to students to preparing students as engaged critical thinkers, evaluators, ethical users and entrepreneurial creators of information and knowledge.

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School Learning Commons Knowledge Building Centre

Website - Learning Commons - This website is a companion site to the second edition of book "The New Learning Commons Where Learners Win!" by David V. Loertscher, Carol Koechlin, Sandi Zwaan and Esther Rosenfeld.

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Leading Learning: Stands of Practice for Learning Commons in Canada

Learners have a right to expect good school libraries in every school in Canada.” Leading Learning: Standards of Practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada, released by the Canadian Library Association in June 2014, calls for a reinvestment in school library facilities, programs, and staffing based on learner needs and the future of learning. With a deliberate focus on inclusion of every school regardless of the state of its library, this document provides points of entry for everyone and framework for growth.

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