We work with partners and members to commission research to inform strategies and direction across the library and information sector and to help improve the quality of services in Scotland. Our research reports are published below.

The Impact of School Libraries on Learning

In 2014, we published a key piece of research, ‘The Impact of School Libraries on Learning’, conducted on our behalf by Robert Gordon University. The report highlights the significant role school libraries can play in the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence. The report is available to download below.

Williams, D. Wavell, C. and Morrison, K., 2013. Impact of School Libraries on Learning. Aberdeen: Institute for Management, Governance & Society (IMaGeS), Robert Gordon University.

Impact of School Libraries 2013 (1.5 MB pdf)