Scanner and keyboard

You can minimise disruption to your school’s library services by preparing for events such as staff changes, building work, a merger with another library, your regular stocktake, technology changes or a civil emergency.

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New librarian checklist

Getting started in your school library — an operations checklist Use our library operations checklist to identify and gather key information for the day-to-day management of your library.

RFID in the library

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) This guide outlines what using Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is, and what you’ll need to consider when preparing a business case to implement RFID in your school library.

Stocktaking piles

Stocktaking guide This guide explains why you should take stock of your library collection and provides a step-by-step process for doing a stocktake.

Fire fighters at a fire

Earthquake, fire, or flood: impact on school libraries When your school library or your collection is damaged in a disaster, you need to know what to do about managing hazards and insurance, and how to deal with fire-damaged, wet or contaminated items.

Suppliers list

School library suppliers list ​Our school library suppliers list gives New Zealand school library staff a guide to suppliers of a wide range of items including library equipment, software and security systems, furniture and fittings, and shelving.​