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Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://impact.ischool.washington.edu/documents/OPP...
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This study provides an investigation of the ways library patrons use libraries, why they use them, and how it affects their lives. The study is the result of a national telephone survey, online surveys conducted at public libraries, and interviews to reveal the role modern libraries play in a digital society.

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Bibliobouts


University of Michigan, Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://bibliobouts.si.umich.edu/BiblioBoutsAbout.h...
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Bibliobouts project at the University of Michigan funded by IMLS that seeks to teach information literacy through gaming.

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Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Website


American Library Association (ALA)
http://acrl.libguides.com/slilc/home
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Resources and tools on literacy in an online format.

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USA Learns


Sacramento County Office of Education, State of California
http://usalearns.org
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This site provides three levels of lessons to improve listening, reading, writing, and English speaking skills. The production of this site was made possible by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL). The California Department of Education, Office of Adult Education continues to fund the site. The Sacramento County Office of Education retains ownership of the site.

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Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries


Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://impact.ischool.washington.edu/documents/OPP...
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This study provides an investigation of the ways library patrons use libraries, why they use them, and how it affects their lives. The study is the result of a national telephone survey, online surveys conducted at public libraries, and interviews to reveal the role modern libraries play in a digital society.

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Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Website


American Library Association (ALA)
http://acrl.libguides.com/slilc/home
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Resources and tools on literacy in an online format.

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Literacyworks


Literacyworks
http://www.literacyworks.org/
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Literacyworks, an educational nonprofit organization, was created to address the needs of underprivileged and underrepresented adults, families and children by using educational technology to increase the quality, availability, and accessibility of literacy curriculum for individuals with low literacy skills.

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Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study


American Library Association (ALA)
http://www.ala.org/research/sites/ala.org.research...
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This study provides an annual "state of the library" report on the technology resources brokered by libraries and the funding that enables free public access to these resources.

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National Assessment of Adult Literacy Key Findings


U.S. Department of Education (ED)
http://nces.ed.gov/naal/kf_demographics.asp
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The National Center for Education Statistics is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. The National Assessments of Adult Literacy (NAAL) provides nationally representative and a continuing assessment of English language literacy skills of American adults. NAAL seeks to: describe the status of adult literacy in the U.S.; report on national trends; and identify relationships between literacy and selected characteristics of adults. This resource contains the key findings of the adult literacy assessment conducted in 2003.

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Tutorials on Reading


http://www.tv411.org/reading/
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Contains lessons on using context clues, summarizing, and strategies for better reading.

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Tutorials on Vocabulary


http://www.tv411.org/vocabulary/
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Contains lessons on vocabulary topics such as prefixes, suffixes, understanding business jargon, and compound words.

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TechSoup for Libraries


Tech Soup
http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/
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TechSoup for Libraries is a project of TechSoup Global, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to making technology and technology education available and affordable to nonprofits and libraries all over the world. As of June 2009, it has distributed over 4.9 million donated and discounted products to nonprofits and public libraries across the globe, freeing up more than US$1.4 billion dollars for other uses.

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Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy in the 21st Century


Educause
http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUS...
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Report--Literacy depends on understanding multi media. Exploring literacy then and now.

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English for All


U.S. Department of Education (ED)
http://www.myefa.org/login.cfm?fuseaction=default
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Training and interactive classes to learning English. Made possible by a grant from USED.

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TV 411 Adult Literacy Media Alliance


http://www.tv411.org/
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ALMA's mission is to help adults gain the basic reading, writing, and math skills needed to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals. ALMA creates multimedia learning materials and distributes them through broadcast television, the Internet, and literacy and community-based programs across the country.

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University of Maryland Health Literacy Resource


University of Maryland Baltimore
http://guides.hshsl.umaryland.edu/healthliteracy
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A guide for health literacy.

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Literacy Center Education Network


Literacy Center Education Network
http://www.literacycenter.net/
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Educator resource where parents and teachers can find professionally designed educational material to share with their children. Initially funded by a U.S. Department of Education Small Business Innovation Research contract, the LiteracyCenter.Net was designed to develop web-based learning strategies for “at risk” children in the United States.

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Nevada Literacy


State of Nevada
http://literacynet.org/nevada/
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This is the main Web site for literacy programs in Nevada. Contains links to see specific programs in Nevada, or explore the Nevada and National Institute for Literacy resources of interest.

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Emerging Technologies in Adult Literacy Education


Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)
http://lincs.ed.gov/publications/pdf/technology_pa...
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This paper describes the potential contribution of emerging technologies to adult literacy and language education and the opportunities and challenges involved in incorporating these technologies into adult education programs.

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Minnesota Literacy Council


Minnesota Literacy Council
http://www.themlc.org/
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Dedicated to sharing the power of learning throughout Minnesota, offers services for adults, children and families seeking to improve their literacy skills.

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