ERIC Number: EJ539729
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Transparent Walls: Library Services to Prisoners.
Hemp, Susan J.; Montgomery, Jack G., Ed.
Against the Grain, v8 n5 p46-47,50,52 Nov 1996
The population of state and federal prisons quadrupled between 1971 and 1991, increasing demand for library resources. Outlines the history of prison libraries (1700s-1990s); discusses prison libraries and librarians, law collections, reference services, literacy programs, and funding; and provides a bibliography of prison librarianship covering resources and theory, history, and personal accounts of prison librarians. (PEN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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