Boosting the reading habit

Boosting the reading habit. [Newspaper] (2018)


BASED on a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) report, Malaysia’s literacy rate stands at 94.64 per cent, which is very high according to the standard of measurement set by the Unesco Institute for Statistics.

The Adult and Youth Literacy: National Regional and Global Trends report published in 2016 stated that out of 85 per cent of Malaysians who read regularly, 77 per cent preferred newspapers, three per cent read magazines, three per cent read books and 1.6 per cent read comics.

There is a lot of room for improvement in trying to attain a literacy rate of 99 per cent by 2020 and enhance the quality of material read

Item Type: Newspaper
Keywords: Reading habit, Library services, Digital collections
Taxonomy: By Subject > Information Management > Digital Libraries
By Subject > Information Management > Library and Information Management
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Information Management
Depositing User: Muhammad Azrul Ayob
Date Deposited: 24 May 2022 09:08
Last Modified: 24 May 2022 09:08
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