Good e-Reader reports that “In America, people are reading less. Roughly a quarter of American adults (23%) say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year, whether in print, ebooks or audiobooks, according to a Pew Research Center survey. So why are people reading less in 2021? You would figure with the pandemic, people are reading more, but this is not the case…”
infoDOCKET reports that “A multidisciplinary research team led by the University at Buffalo has been awarded $750,000 to develop digital literacy tools to curb the deleterious effects of online disinformation.
The grant is from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator, a program launched in 2019 that builds upon basic research and discovery to accelerate solutions toward societal impact…”
According to ACRL Insider “ACRL is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the association’s Board of Directors for the 2022 ALA/ACRL elections…
A full list of candidates for ACRL and section offices will be available in the January 2022 issue of C&RL News.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
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