Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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This article focuses on the impact that school libraries can have on the informational and research skills of an individual if utilised as proposed while working within the academic framework of the institution that they serve. The benefits of introducing high school students to the world of research and the structured approach to it is discussed in detail along with how it improves student performance as well as equipping them with the tools and techniques they will need as they move forward with confidence to higher education and the professional environment. The paper also visits in brief the research process that can be utilized at a beginner’s level and the challenges school libraries continue to face in the path of establishing themselves as the linchpin of research projects / assignments in the institutions that they serve.