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The Adult New Reader Learns the Library

Author : Jennifer A. Soule
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The textbook is a pilot-tested curriculum which provides adult new readers with an introduction to the library and its use. The text uses a team framework. The team - reader, tutor, library staff member - works together on four units which make up the curriculum. Each unit includes goals, objectives, activities and notes on mastering key library skills.

Learning from Public Library Literacy Programs

Author : Andrew J. Seager
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Library PR News

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Linking Literacy and Libraries in Global Communities

Author : Professor Marlene Asselin
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Libraries in today's global world have emerged as key players in building a culture for reading in communities while enhancing the literacy development of children, youth, adults and seniors. Whether one lives in a modern city with sophisticated library services or in a remote region of the world where access to books and literacy services may be limited, librarians and libraries are contributing to the development of learning communities. This book captures some of the essence of this work in libraries in order to inspire and support all those who value the role of libraries in building global communities. The authors highlight the emerging role of libraries and community partners in literacy development and provide concrete examples via case studies drawn from global communities, demonstrating how libraries are working to support local literacies. They also suggest recommendations for supporting the critical role for libraries in supporting global literacies. The book will become essential reading for all those interested in literacy and libraries throughout the world.

Library Materials in Service to the Adult New Reader

Author : Helen H. Lyman
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Learning with Adults

Author : Peter Mayo
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This anthology brings together some of the finest writers on different aspects of adult education and related areas to provide a complementary reader to the introductory text by Leona English and Peter Mayo Learning with Adults: A Critical Introduction. Areas tackled include Disability, Prisons, Third Age Universities, Lifelong Learning Policy, Learning Society, Poverty, LGBTQ, Sport, Women, Literacy, Transformative Learning, Community Arts, Aesthetics, Consumption, Migration, Libraries, Folk High Schools, Adult Education Policy, Subaltern Southern Social Movements, Social Creation, Community Radio, Social Film. Contexts focused on include Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America, Asia (India), small island states. Over thirty authors involved including Zygmunt Bauman, Rosa Maria Torres, Oskar Negt, Antonia Darder, Jim Elmborg, D. W. Livingstone, Palle Rasmussen, Mae Shaw, Leona English, Asoke Bhattacharya, Cynthia L. Pemberton, Eileen Casey White, Daniel Schugurensky, Dip Kapoor, Peter Rule, John Myers, Joseph Giordmaina, Antonia De Vita, Alexis Kokkos, Marvin Formosa, Carmel Borg, Julia Preece, Patricia Cranton, Lyn Tett, Ali A. Abdi, Anna Maria Piussi, Behrang Foroughi, Taadi Ruth Modipa, Robert Hill, Edward Shiza, Kaela Jubas and Didacus Jules. ... Learning with Adults: A Reader constitutes the most valuable practical and theoretical reflection on adult education I have seen in a long time. Nelly P. Stromquist, Professor, International Education Policy, College of Education University of Maryland, College Park ... This book provides an opportunity at a very appropriate moment to discuss adult education issues during challenging times. Paula Guimarães, University of Lisbon ... Read and savour delights and surprises. Michael Welton, UBC and Athabasca University This book satisfies everything one could desire of a reader on the subject. Kenneth Wain, University of Malta

Adult Learners Welcome Here

Author : Marguerite Crowley Weibel
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Designed to help librarians connect new adult readers with books and to acquaint literacy teachers with materials generally available in their public library. This book outlines the library's role in fostering adult literacy and shows how popular library materials can be used by librarians and teachers in new and innovative ways.

OLA Bulletin

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Libraries and Information Services Today

Author : June Lester
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This yearbook contains more than 40 articles, numerous illustrations and features on the world of libraries and high-tech information sciences. The contributors discuss activities, events, major associations, personalities and trends.

PNLA Quarterly

Author : Pacific Northwest Library Association
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Compilation of Titles Published by ALA Units

Author : American Library Association
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Resources in Education

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New Zealand Libraries

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Library and Information Services for Literacy Productivity and Democracy

Author : United States
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The oversight hearing at the second White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIS2) focuses on the role of the library in three major areas addressed by conference presenters: a literate work force; the productivity to compete in the international marketplace in the 21st century; and a populace fully equipped to participate in the democratic process. In addition to introductory remarks by Senators Claiborne Pell and Paul Simon, this report on the hearing contains statements and/or testimony presented by the following witnesses: (1) Charles E. Reid, Prodevco Group, chair of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and the 1991 White House Conference; (2) Charles Benton, Public Media, Inc., chairman emeritus of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and the 1979 White House Conference; (3) Richard L. Venezky, National Center on Adult Literacy, chairman of the OTA Advisory Panel and Technology; (4) Vinton Cerf, Corporation for National Research Initiatives; (5) Timothy Healy, New York Public Library; (6) James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress; (7) Thomas Sobol, Commissioner of Education, State of New York; (8) Joan Ress Reeves, White House Conference on Libraries and Information Services Task Force; (9) Patricia Glass Schuman, president, American Library Association; (10) Enrique Luis Ramirez, San Francisco, CA; (11) Robert Wedgeworth, Columbia University Library School; (12) Lotsee Patterson, representing Native Americans; (13) Laurence Reszetar, White House Conference Youth Caucus; (14) Theresa A. Nellans, Pennsylvania Office for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired; (15) Julianna Kimball, Phoenix, AZ; (16) K. Wayne Smith, OCLC; (17) Virginia Gaines Fox, Kentucky Authority for Educational Television; (18) Frederic J. Glazer, West Virginia Library Commission; and (19) Richard T. Miller, State Librarian, Montana. (BBM)

Libraries and Literacy

Author : Debra Wilcox Johnson
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FID News Bulletin

Author : International Federation for Documentation. General Secretariat
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Directory of Literacy and Adult Learning Programs

Author : American Library Association. Office for Library Service to the Disadvantaged
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Reference librarian

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Reference Services Today

Author : William A. Katz
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