Articles and Reviews, Resources

Two awesome articles on librarianship and social work

I can't tell you how excited I was to see this title: Westbrook, Lynn. 2015. "I'm Not a Social Worker": An Information Service Model for Working with Patrons in Crisis." Library Quarterly 85, no. 1: 6-25. Library Literature & Information Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson), EBSCOhost (accessed March 31, 2015). This┬áhas by far the best… Continue reading Two awesome articles on librarianship and social work

Editorial

Librarians : Patrons :: Social Workers : Clients (Part 1 of 2)

I've been thinking about the models or theories librarians turn to when they work with patrons. In a series of two posts, I'd like to consider how librarians might turn to social workers' relationships with clients to reimagine the librarian-to-patron relationship. This first post focuses on the highly visible topic of homeless patrons and how… Continue reading Librarians : Patrons :: Social Workers : Clients (Part 1 of 2)