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Vision Statement

All young people and educators have access to information and technology-rich learning communities that prepare them through Guided Inquiry, reading and digital literacy to live and work in a globally networked world.

Mission Statement

Through its research and development program, the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) in the School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University seeks to transform education through inquiry learning. CISSL aims to provide the arena that will:

  • Inspire learning and creativity of students;
  • Enhance effective teaching through inquiry learning;
  • Focus on Guided Inquiry, reading and literacy in digital environments;
  • Support school libraries as instructional centers for the development of 21st century skills;
  • Provide professional development that brings CISSL's research and findings to the educational community;
  • Transform schools into 21st century information and technology rich learning centers.
 
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