ERIC Number: ED299987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
A Rationale for Library Services in Today's Prisons.
This discussion of library services in prisons addresses the following topics: (1) the provision of the New York State Department of Correctional Services for library services to prison inmates as an attempt to make changes in inmate problem-solving abilities; (2) the role of library services in prisons; (3) library entrepreneurship as a new library priority; and (4) the status of libraries in their association with prisons from a political viewpoint. (CGD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Note: Keynote speech presented at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Pre-Conference Seminar on Prison Libraries (London, England, August 10-14, 1987).