The prison library primer : a program for the twenty-first century / Brenda Vogel.

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Main Author: Vogel, Brenda, 1938-
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • 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 with 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 misdemeanors that afflict 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.