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Description - Linking Literacy and Libraries in Global Communities by Marlene Asselin

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815399797
ISBN-10: 0815399790
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 174
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Marlene Asselin

Marlene Asselin is Associate Professor, Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia and Ray Doiron is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Education, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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