ERIC Number: ED162270
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
The Reading Habits of Adults: A Select Annotated Bibliography. British National Bibliography Research Fund Report No. 1.
The 609 entries in this annotated bibliography are intended to help research workers who have an interest in the reading behavior of the general public and to stimulate ideas for further research. The entries are divided into nine sections covering general works; works providing a historical background; works dealing with the development from children to adult reading; reading research; reading and other media; general surveys in the United Kingdom and the United States; surveys in other countries; surveys of special reading groups, such as students, teachers, the clergy, soldiers, prisoners, the elderly, and women; and general works and surveys dealing with newspapers and magazines. Appendixes contain lists of journals cited in the bibliography and principal sources consulted. (FL)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Mass Media, Periodicals, Reading Habits, Reading Research, Recreational Reading
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Library, London (England). Research and Development Dept.