TITLE

From Among Us: Literacy Programs Offer Tangible Benefits

AUTHOR(S)
DiAlesandro, Mary Anne
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
American Libraries;Dec98, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the importance of literacy in light of advancing technology. Information skills needed by individuals to function successfully in society; Number of adults in the United States that have limited literacy skills according to the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey; Importance of literacy in using the information resources of public libraries; Establishment of the Library Literacy Connection; Interviews with adults who have entered literacy programs. INSET: 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey, by G.M.E..
ACCESSION #
1367025

 

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