E-lending: Challenges and Opportunities
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E-lending: Challenges and Opportunities

Original publication: June 2016 Author: Dan MOUNT Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2mepRX7 Available languages: Background For the majority of human history the products of knowledge, culture and learning were only accessible to a small proportion of society. Indeed, until the arrival of mainstream literacy, fuelled by the expansion of public education Read more…

Promoting Media and Information Literacy in Libraries
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Promoting Media and Information Literacy in Libraries

Original publication: June 2016 Author: Frank HUYSMANS Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2CPJEWa Available languages: The concepts of media literacy and information literacy were developed in the 1960s70s at a time when the growing importance of mass media and information in everyday life started to make educators wonder whether basic literacy skills Read more…

The New Role of Public Libraries in Local Communities
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The New Role of Public Libraries in Local Communities

Original publication: June 2016 Authors: Barbara LISON, German Library Association; Natascha REIP (Co-Author), German Library Association Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2m6jPXF Available languages: Subject Matter / Definition of the problem This briefing note provides an analysis and evaluation of the current and prospective roles of public libraries in their local Read more…

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Culture and Education in CETA

Volume 1, Issue 1, February 2017 Welcome to the regular update on research for the CULT Committee. The Update will keep you posted on recently published studies, upcoming products and publications from other sources that may be of interest to you. In this issue we focus on the study “Culture Read more…