Resources & Websites

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  • Book Trust
    Book Trust offers various research sites with studies and surveys
    Early years  I  Primary  I  Secondary

    The European task force for the promotion of reading provides a research link page

  • Reading Between the Lines: The Benefits of Reading for Pleasure
    A study of the benefits to adults of regular Reading for Pleasure
    A report from Quick Reads, in partnership with Dr Josie Billington,Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society at the University of Liverpool, commissioned by Galaxy®
    Read the study

  • Stiftung Lesen: Institute for Research on Reading and Media
    The institute is tasked with conducting scientific research on the use of media, reading and reading socialisation, the supervision and evaluation of the foundation’s projects and the organisation of conferences on topics concerning reading and media research.
    website in German

  • To Read or not to Read. A Meta-Analysis of Print Exposure from Infancy to Early Adulthood
    Dissertation by Dr Suzanne E. Mol (Leiden University, the Netherlands)
    Read the study

  • UKLA Research on Teachers as Readers
    The study highlights cause for concern regarding professional knowledge, but rich ways forward for building communities of engaged readers when knowledge of reading, readers, texts and contexts expand.
    Read the study




      Peter Jenkins

      Thank you for your suggestion. We would be very happy to create those links. Please send the links to me by email, and we will upload them to the list.

      Teresa Cremin

      I was wondering if the Teachers as Readers research that UKLA and the OU undertook- that would be worth posting here- weblinks to the research summaries, as this also focused on reading for pleasure and showed that Reading Teachers- teachers who read and readers who teach- make more of a difference.