"Librarians are passionate about libraries being a gateway for information and a place for community members to come together. While we strive to promote literacy for all community members, outreach to those with current, or previous, criminal convictions is lacking.
In order to ensure that a library is meeting the needs of its users, the library must be able to assess its services, including its collections, and understand how those are meeting the requirements of its community.
Learn about how one university library measured the effects of first-time-college students’ library use on their success outcomes.
This webinar will take participants through the steps of evidence based library and information practice (EBLIP) in such a way that you can begin to incorporate EBLIP into your practice right away. The webinar explores specific uses of EBLIP and exploreS how you can incorporate evidence based practice at your own workplace.
A discussion on the positive effects of library services on learning.
Dr. Jane Garner presents the details and findings of a recent doctoral study that focused on the experiences of using libraries in prisons from the prisoner perspective. Her presentation explains the reasons why this study was undertaken, the research methodology and methods, and the major findings.
This issue includes: Foreword, by Richard Geaither, National Institute of Corrections Jails Division; You Can Do It: Putting an End to Pharmacy Cost Increases, by Mike Kalonick, Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, and more.