Literacy and Reading Section

Division: Library Services

The Section provides a focal point for the promotion of reading and literacy in libraries; and the integration of reading research and reading development activities into library services for all citizens. It covers issues such as increasing the social awareness of the significance of reading and general literacy; functional literacy in various cultural settings; reader development; illiteracy in different milieus; teaching the encouragement of reading among young people and adults; readers' skills and reading habits;and the interaction of audiovisual media and reading in the new electronic environment.

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Última actualización: 24 Mayo 2019

Latest News

Libraries celebrate World Book & Copyright Day in spite of COVID-19

Despite the restrictions resulting from the COVID-19, pandemic libraries around the world are marking World Book & Copyright Day on 23 April 2020 and celebrating with their communities.

23 Abril 2020

‘Reading Journeys’ Satellite meeting cancelled

It is with heavy hearts that ‘Reading Journeys’ the Satellite program being organised in Oxford by four IFLA Professional Units will not go ahead.

13 Marzo 2020

Are you passionate about reading and libraries? Proposals sought for exciting Satellite in Oxford.

Are you passionate about reading and libraries? Do you have an experience that you would like to share? If so, read on, because we are looking for proposals for our Satellite Meeting in Oxford UK, this summer.

23 Enero 2020