Seminar for librarians in the criminal justice system

Abstract

This is the third seminar for librarians in the criminal justice system. The papers within cover a variety of topics on criminal justice information. Topics include Aborigines and the law, the provision of library services to prisoners, the Family Information Centre, the Supreme Court of Western Australia library, the Airlie Police College library and the University of New South Wales Law library. It also incorporates reports by library special interest groups.

Proceedings of the third seminar, University of New South Wales, 16-18 February 1981

Contents

  • Preface
  • Objectives of the seminar

Proceedings - Monday 16 February

  • Opening address - The development of information in criminology
    W. Clifford
  • The role of the J.V. Barry Memorial Library of the Australian Institute of Criminology and the future of the criminal justice library system
    Mary Gosling

Summary of discussion

  • Aborigines and the law: the methodology of a bibliography
    John McCorquodale
  • Family Information Centre, Institute of Family Studies
    Judith Newbold
  • Some issues in the provision of library services to Australian prisoners
    Neil Donahoo

Summary of discussion

  • The Supreme Court of Western Australia -¬†Library
    Bruce Bott
  • 'The Airlie Library': a videotape on the Police College Library, South Yarra, Victoria (script)
  • University of New South Wales Law Library: a description of services and tour

Proceedings - Tuesday 17 February

Special interest groups: reports by discussion leaders

  • Corrective Services Librarians Group
    Discussion leader: Neil Donahoo
  • Courts Librarians Group
    Discussion leader: Marilyn Withers
  • Police Librarians Group
    Discussion leader: Alan Patterson
  • University Law Librarians Group
    Discussion leader: Margaret McAleese

Proceedings - Wednesday 18 February

  • Resolutions of the seminar
  • Participants