Back to basics: the role of reading in preparing young people for the information society

Gayner Eyre

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    Abstract

    Living in the information age, with its emphasis on information and communications technologies, poses special challenges. This paper raises discussion about the important role of reading in society, and examines its place in the acquisition of information capabilities among young people.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)219-226
    Number of pages8
    JournalReference Services Review
    Volume31
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

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    Back to basics : the role of reading in preparing young people for the information society. / Eyre, Gayner.

    In: Reference Services Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2003, p. 219-226.

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