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Title: Guidelines for Library Services to Prisoners (3d Edition)
Authors: Lehmann, Vibeke
Locke, Joanne
Keywords: Subject::Library services to prisoners
Subject::Prison libraries
Subject::Prison librarians
Subject::Library services to people with special needs
Subject::Access to information
Subject::Freedom to read
Issue Date: Nov-2005
Publisher: IFLA
Series/Report no.: IFLA Professional Reports;No. 92;
Abstract: The objective of this document is to provide a tool for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of library services to prisoners. The document is intended to serve as a model guide for the development of national guidelines for prison libraries. It can be easily adapted to reflect local circumstances. At the same time, these international guidelines reflect an acceptable level of library service, which could be achieved in most countries where national and local government policies support the existence of prison libraries. The guidelines represent a tool for planning new libraries and for evaluation of existing libraries. In the absence of any local guidelines or standards, these guidelines can be used.
URI: https://repository.ifla.org/handle/123456789/558
ISBN: 13 978 - 90-77897-07-0
ISSN: 0168-1931
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