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New book sets out a manifesto to make reading for everyone

Jun
15

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Reading by Right: Successful strategies to ensure every child can read to succeed.

Literacy has been recognized as a human right for over 50 years in several international declarations and initiatives. Every child has a right to read and parents, teachers, librarians, publishers, booksellers, campaigners and policy makers have a social responsibility to ensure that they are able to exercise that right.

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Gale Refreshes Kids InfoBits with User-focused Redesign

May
19

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 19, 2014 — The Kids InfoBits database has been redesigned to support twenty-first century learning with a modern interface, improved navigation, updated content and additional tools. Developed by Gale, a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses and part of Cengage Learning, Kids Infobits is designed specifically for students in kindergarten through grade five and addresses the way kids learn and conduct research.

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Essential new guidelines for secondary school libraries

May
12

CILIP, through their publishing arm Facet Publishing, have announced the release of the third edition of The CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=9696).

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