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The School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) is the Professional Body for School Libraries in Victoria. 


The School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) offers a range of benefits to members.

Professional Learning

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The Question Generator App

is available now as a free,

digital resource.

A vital addition to the school library professional’s toolkit

it supports the development of critical and

creative thinking skills.

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Read recent reviews of our latest publication...Building a Library Reading Culture

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FYI: the journal for the information professional

FYI  is the quarterly print publication from the School Library Association of Victoria.

The journal aims to provide informative articles on a range of topics that are discussed and set by its Editorial Committee annually. The topics are chosen for their relevance to current issues which concern teacher-librarians, both secondary and primary in public and private schools. The topics range from technology to literature; from teaching students the information skills they will need in the twenty-first century to developing in students the skills and desire to become lifelong readers.

Deadlines for 2023

Autumn 2023 - Thursday March 23 2023

Winter 2023 - Thursday June 1 2023

Spring 2023 - Thursday August 24 2023

Summer 2024 - Thursday November 23 2023

Contact Mary Manning, Editor FYI, on to discuss your ideas.

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Synergy (ISSN 1448-5716) is published twice annually (May and October) by the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) . Synergy can be accessed here

Its aim is to bring to members a wider view of the world of school librarianship with particular emphasis on current research, directions and ideas in educational practice.

Deadlines for 2023

Issue One: Friday March 31 2023

Issue Two: Friday July 28 2023

Contact the editor, Dr Susan La Marca, to discuss your ideas -

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To be confident in having a say in the planning and design of your new or refurbished school library you need to be informed. To this end, SLAV is once again providing an opportunity to explore the possibilities and share...

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We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and pay respect to the ongoing living cultures of First Peoples.

The School Library Association of Victoria acknowledges the support of the Department of Education Training Victoria, through the Strategic Partnerships Program.


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