What is Important for Survival?: The Analysis of a School Librarians COVID-19 Blog Post Corpus
Keywords:COVID-19, Coronavirus, pandemic, school librarian disaster preparedness, school librarian professional development, school librarians, school librarian blogs
This paper examines blog posts shared on a popular school librarian association website. Posts were written by school librarians, school library supervisors, book authors, and school library educators in various settings. The website posts were searched using the term COVID-19. The search returned 89 results written between March 2020 and June 2021. The analysis focused on the topics that were mentioned the most, according to the categories associated with the blog posts. A review of how the posts evolved is also presented. Results suggest that the most important topics that the readers of the blog needed to endure the pandemic included student engagement, teaching models, leadership, and advocacy.
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