TITLE

First Nations and British Columbia Public Libraries

AUTHOR(S)
Joseph, Gene; Lawson, Kim
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Feliciter;2003, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p245
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Identifies the barriers to public library service faced by First Nations people in British Columbia and the steps undertaken by public libraries to overcome those barriers. Information needs of First Nations people; Absence of public libraries on reserve in British Columbia; Initiation of programming for First nations as part of the library's strategies; Steps to help librarians reduce the barriers.
ACCESSION #
11148849

 

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