- ACRL. Information Literacy Resources
- The section on information literacy and instruction contains links
to information literacy standards and guidelines for adult learners.
Among the web sites included are: Information Literacy Competency
Standards for Higher Education; Objectives for Information
Literacy Instruction: A Model Statement for Academic Librarians;
and Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate
Best Practice: A Guideline.
National Assessment of Adult
Literacy National Center for Education Statistics
- Provides data on levels of literacy and rates of literacy in the
United States. This site does not have teaching materials per se,
but the data would be useful for policy making and program development.
Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)
- This is a portal to teaching and study materials in adult literacy.
Materials have been developed as a result of research sponsored by
the NCSALL. Research dissemination ended March 31, 2007. Teaching and study jmaterials and research publications still available.
LINCS. Literacy Information and Communication System
- A gateway to adult education and literacy resources on the Internet.
Areas of the country are divided into five categories, Western/Pacific,
Northwest, Midwest, Eastern, and Southern. Sites are independent of
one another and offer web sites, articles, local contact information,
and even grant and funding opportunities.
- This literacy organization was formed by the merger of Laubach Literacy
International and Literacy Volunteers of America, Inc. The site has
links for both students and tutors, and information on how to find
literacy programs in one’s area.