Browse Library Trends by Subject "Pleasure reading"

  • Fulton, Crystal; Vondracek, Ruth (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    Leisure continues to grow in importance in today’s society, as a construct of non-work time and the activities that attend our leisure. While researchers have explored the work context and everyday life contexts, the ...

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  • Ross, Catherine Sheldrick (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    This article examines competing models of reading that have been available for librarians to use in their discourse and policy making about pleasure reading. Two models, “Reading with a Purpose” and “Only the Best,” ...

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