Aiming High, Reaching Out, and Doing Good: Helping Homeless Library Patrons with Legal Information

Public Libraries, Vol. 48, No.1, pp. 38-45, 2009

U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper

8 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last revised: 15 Jul 2015

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Linda Tashbook

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This article is a compendium of ideas and resources for public librarians to employ when interacting with homeless patrons, particularly in connection with that community’s legal information needs. An extensive and descriptive bibliography shows how and when to use particular legal resources.

Keywords: legal research, law librarians, Homeless, Poverty, Mental illness

Suggested Citation

Tashbook, Linda, Aiming High, Reaching Out, and Doing Good: Helping Homeless Library Patrons with Legal Information (2009). Public Libraries, Vol. 48, No.1, pp. 38-45, 2009; U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2628849

Linda Tashbook (Contact Author)

University of Pittsburgh School of Law ( email )

Barco Law Library
3900 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

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