The prison library primer: a program for the twenty-first century

Reachin' behind bars : library outreach to prisoners, 1798-2000 -- Library service in the prison community : similarities to the outside community and the unique : how to deliver on the premise/promise -- Space : choosing it, losing it, design, furnishings and equipment, wayfinding/signage -- C...

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Main Author: Vogel, Brenda Louise
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham [u.a.] Scarecrow Press 2009
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Summary:Reachin' behind bars : library outreach to prisoners, 1798-2000 -- Library service in the prison community : similarities to the outside community and the unique : how to deliver on the premise/promise -- Space : choosing it, losing it, design, furnishings and equipment, wayfinding/signage -- Collection, coercion, and constitution : a collision to the absurd -- A prisoner's locus sanctum, the law library -- Fahrenheit 451 on cell block D : a bar examination to safeguard America's jailhouse lawyers from the post-Lewis blaze consuming their law libraries -- Networking, vamping, isolation -- The information gaff, the digital denied, library automation, and you -- Much ado over nothing : contraband, boundary violations, other crimes, and missed demeanors that affect the prison library -- On making a difference -- The library as a force in human reclamation : reentry -- Learning to become a correctional librarian -- Frequently asked questions -- Recommended readings and online resources -- Sources for additional information and advocacy
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index ; rev. ed. of "Down for the count: a prison library handbook" by Brenda Vogel
Physical Description:XXIV, 272 S.
ISBN:9780810854031