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A place for children : public libraries as a major force in children's reading

Author: Judith ElkinMargaret Kinnell EvansDebbie DenhamPeggy HeeksRay LonsdaleAll authors
Publisher: London : Library Association, 2000.
Series: British Library research and innovation report, 117.
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Based on the results of a major collaborative research project, this book looks at the role of public libraries in supporting young people's reading. It offers detailed case study material and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Elkin; Margaret Kinnell Evans; Debbie Denham; Peggy Heeks; Ray Lonsdale; British Library. Research and Innovation Centre.
ISBN: 1856043207 9781856043205
OCLC Number: 59450318
Notes: Publisher's no. RIC/G/340.
Description: xxi, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Children's libraries for the next millennium / Judith Elkin and Margaret Kinnell --
1. The context for children's library services / Peggy Heeks --
2. The role of the children's library in supporting literacy / Ray Lonsdale --
3. The clients and partners / Debbie Denham --
4. Collection development and reading / Ray Lonsdale --
5. Promotion / Debbie Denham --
6. Assessing services / Peggy Heeks --
7. Overview and summary of findings / Judith Elkin --
Appendix 1. A Place for Children research : Research project and methodology --
Appendix 2. Statistical summary and analysis.
Series Title: British Library research and innovation report, 117.
Responsibility: edited by Judith Elkin, Margaret Kinnell ; with contributions from Debbie Denham, Peggy Heeks and Ray Lonsdale.

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