Mardis named Chair of AASL Editorial Board

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Marcia Mardis, associate professor in the School of Communication, has been named the Chair of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) editorial board. While on the board, she will help build on a strong history of publications that seek to transform teaching and learning through school library programs.

Highly respected in the field of research, she has been recognized by her peers as “the most widely published researcher on the intersection of school libraries, science learning, and digital resources.” Mardis has served on the AASL research and statistics committee, the School Library Research editorial board and the 2007 learning standards rewrite task force.

The American Association of School Librarians,, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), empowers leaders to transform teaching and learning.