ERIC Number: ED311296
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy Collection Development in Libraries: A Bibliography. Second Revised Edition.
Ryan, Jenny L., Comp.
This annotated bibliography is a practical, working bibliography of core resources pertinent to libraries for the development of adult or young adult new reader literacy collections. The contents include: (1) General Literacy Background Resources; (2) Library Literacy Background Resources; (3) Resources to Aid in the Development of an Adult New Reader Collection; (4) Computer Technology and Adult Literacy; (5) Periodicals for On-Going Collection Development and Literacy Education; (6) Organizations and Associations Involved with Literacy; and (7) Publishers of Materials for Adult New Readers and Adult Basic Education. The bibliography will be useful to libraries and to organizations wanting to start, organize, maintain, or expand a literacy collection in business and the workplace; adult basic education; high school equivalency; English as a second language; family/intergenerational literacy; community-based programs; refugee/amnesty programs; outreach/alternative education; prison programs; volunteer/tutor programs; and church literacy. (NLL)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Churches, Community Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Correctional Education, English (Second Language), Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Library Materials, Literacy Education, Nontraditional Education, Refugees, Resource Materials, Volunteers
Library, Laubach Literacy International, 1320 Jamesville Avenue, P.O. Box 131, Syracuse, NY 13210 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Laubach Literacy International, Syracuse, NY.