Monthly Archive for May, 2013

Early Literacy Education conference

The international conference “Prepare for Life! Raising Awareness for Early Literacy Edu­ca­ti­on” of experts was held 12-14 March 2013 in Leipzig. 130 participants from over 35 different countries developed an extensive set of re­com­men­da­ti­ons on how to improve Early Literacy Education, as follows.  EarlyLItConfRecs If you are interested in further […]

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Library use of ebooks

Library use of ebooks. LRG, 2013. $99.50 The 120-page study is based on data from 68 public, academic, corporate, legal and government libraries, with data broken out by type of library, size of library and other criteria.  The study paints a portrait of how libraries are using e-books, and covers […]

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International Reading Conference Forthcoming

The Scientific Council on Reading of the Department of Education and Culture of the Russian Academy of Education, Research Center for the History of Book Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences, K.D. Ushinsky State Scientific Pedagogical Library, Russian State Children’s Library, Russian Library Association, Russian Reading Association invites you […]

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Families, Libraries and Children’s Reading Study

The vast majority of parents of minor children — children younger than 18 — feel libraries are very important for their children. That attachment carries over into parents’ own higher-than-average use of a wide range of library services. Parents (especially mothers) are also more likely than other adults in expanding […]

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