Thursday, October 21, 2010

Hoods, Hustlers, and Machiavelli: Ex-Prison Librarian Avi Steinberg on Reading Behind Bars

Publishing Perpectives

Prison libraries serve numerous functions -- from a place to read, talk, pass illicit notes or study for the GED. James Patterson and Dan Brown are just a popular as they are in the outside world, but Machiavelli might be the most read.

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In the Digital World, What is the Future of the Institutional Library?

Numerous institutions have their own libraries and archives. Increasingly, these are eliminated as unnecessary expenses. But is that a mistake? What is being lost?

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