ERIC Number: EJ870449
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
The Ohio Department of Youth Services Juvenile Prison Library System
Herring, Deidra N.
Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, v28 n4 p148-165 2009
The article is an introduction to The Ohio Department of Youth Services librarians and the services they provide. Information about each juvenile prison facility is revealed and provides an explanation of guidelines and standards for prison libraries. Sixty-eight questions were asked in four in-person interviews to present a profile of the librarians working within juvenile correctional facility high schools and examines the effects of literacy programming. Six categories covered are (1) questions for the librarian; (2) questions about the library; (3) patron usage, access, and service; (4) programming and collaborative efforts; (5) collection development and budget; and (6) additional questions.
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Special Libraries, Programming, Library Services, Librarians, Juvenile Justice, Standards, Interviews, Profiles, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education, High Schools, Literacy Education, Cooperative Planning, Library Administration
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio