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ERIC Number: ED059754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-May
Pages: 62
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Library and Information Services and Facilities in Prisons.
Reed, Jeffrey G.
In this six part report on Prison Libraries and Information Services, emphasis is placed upon services, collections of materials, and facilities for inmates, particularly of Maximum and Medium Security Penal Institutions. Content includes: examination of past and present conditions using a survey of the literature, standards and objectives of prison libraries, brief examination of a particular institution--Maryland House of Correction for Men, Jessup, Maryland--and projections of possibilities for library development with a proposal for a model prison library which proposal includes the following: Objectives, Staff Requirements; Collection Guidelines, Services to be Offered, Facilities, and proposed Budgets. Appendix A is an Annotated Bibliography. Appendix B contains: Objectives and Standards for Libraries in Correctional Institutions. (Author)
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