TITLE

"In" versus "With" the Community: Using a Community Approach to Public Library Services

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, Brian
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Feliciter;2005, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p271
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Working Together: Library—Community Connections, a project initiated by the Vancouver Public Library to develop methods for libraries to work with low-income communities through a community development approach. This approach recognizes and acknowledges the conditions that define the lives of socially excluded groups and individuals. The project was funded by Human Resources Development Canada to explore ways to overcome systemic barriers to library use by the socially excluded.
ACCESSION #
19739454

 

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