Library Student Journal
Literacy programs, Family literacy programs, Academic libraries
The article discusses the creation of reading programs in academic and public libraries to encourage students to read for pleasure in the U.S. At the California State University in East Bay, a collection of academic books was purchased to support research. A family reading program and online library skills tutorial for low-literacy adults were created at Oakland Public Library (OPL) in California.
Hofer, A. R. (2008). Fun Reads at an Academic Library: Encouraging College Students to Read for Pleasure. Library Student Journal, 3(1), 9.