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Rethinking the dichotomy between libraries and prisons: Reflections from research in Northern Ireland

Jayne Finlay
Ulster University
Published December 21, 2020
Keywords
  • prison libraries,
  • desistance theory,
  • library services,
  • northern Ireland,
  • professional ethics
How to Cite
Finlay, J. (2020). Rethinking the dichotomy between libraries and prisons: Reflections from research in Northern Ireland. Journal of New Librarianship, 3(1), 115-119. https://doi.org/10.21173/newlibs/4/24

Abstract

This piece considers the challenges of providing library services in a prison setting and offers insights from current prison library research being carried out in Northern Ireland.

Keywords: prison libraries, desistance theory, library services, Northern Ireland, professional ethics