CLA: 2007 July 26
www.librariesandliteracy.ca is a website and discussion forum for encouraging collaboration and information-sharing among literacy organizations and libraries. Identifying needs, sharing work that has already been done, developing project ideas, getting comments on work that is being developed, findingpartners are all ways that the site can be used.
Please visit the site, join forums, share with your colleagues!
www.librariesandliteracy.ca is a joint project of NALD - the National Adult Literacy Database and AFLIG - the Action for Literacy Interest Group of the Canadian Library Association.
The site was developed based on a need identified at the National Summit on Libraries and Literacy that took place on June 14, 2006 in Ottawa during the Canadian Library Association annual conference. Sponsoring organizations of the Summit were the National Literacy Secretariat, the Canadian Library Association, National Adult Literacy Database, AlphaPlus Centre, Canada Post Corporation, Libraries and Archives Canada, Canadian Urban Libraries Council, Vancouver Public Library, Toronto Public Library.
Greg Kelner, Chair of Steering Committee for 2006 Literacy Summit, member of AfLIG Thomas Quigley, Co-convenor of AfLIG Dawna Rowlson, Co-convenor of AfLIG