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Reading/Literacy: Research Centers & Projects

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Library Instruction and Tutorials

This site provides online library tours, research tutorials, and instructions on how to find resources on various topics.

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The library's discovery service - Primo

Use Primo to find books, journal titles, videos, audios, government documents, and other items owned by our libraries.

Database Finder

Use databases and indexes to find articles.

Research Centers & Projects

National Writing Project (NWP)

Supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, National Writing Project Interactive (NWPi) is free and open to everyone. By joining NWPi, users have access to online discussion groups, the email newsletter, event registration, online conferences and forums, and more.

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy

Offers descriptions of research projects, provides links to related Web sites, and more.

The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)

"PIRLS studies the reading achievement and reading behaviors and attitudes of fourth-grade students in the United States and students in the equivalent of fourth grade in other participating countries."


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Yu-Hui Chen
University Library, LI-304
University at Albany, SUNY