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Public libraries and community-based education

Public libraries and community-based education

making the connection for lifelong learning : summary of the proceedings of a conference sponsored by the National Institute on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community education -- United States,
  • Public libraries -- Services to adults -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPublic libraries and community based education., Making the connection for lifelong learning.
    Statementprepared by Barbara A. Humes, with contributions by Pelavin Research Institute staff: Alison Reeve, Maria Stevens.
    ContributionsNational Institute on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning (U.S.), Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16302650M
    OCLC/WorldCa36184880

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    The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress (Public Law ) established to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and libraries and to encourage the study of Public Libraries and Community-Based Education: Making the Connection for Life-Long Learning, National Institute on Postsecondary Education, Libraries and Lifelong. Overcoming Information Poverty: Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century considers the role of public libraries in alleviating information poverty and targeting social exclusion, using a three-level information poverty framework. The book proposes a model for understanding the concept of information poverty.

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