Aiming High, Reaching Out, and Doing Good: Helping Homeless Library Patrons with Legal Information
Public Libraries, Vol. 48, No.1, pp. 38-45, 2009
8 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last revised: 15 Jul 2015
Date Written: 2009
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
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