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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

Personal profile

Current research focuses on the role of libraries, reading and information provision to disadvantaged and underserved communities, with a particular focus on incarcerated communities.

Education/Academic qualification

Information Studies, PhD, RMIT University

20152017

Award Date: 18 Dec 2017

External positions

Chair - ALIA Prison Libraries Interest Group, Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)

2015 → …

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Research Output

  • Experiencing time in prison: The influence of books, libraries and reading

    Garner, J., 25 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Documentation. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Reading in Australian prisons: An exploration of motivation

    Garner, J. & Carroll, M., 30 Apr 2020, The Edinburgh history of reading. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

    "A little happy place": How libraries support prisoner well being

    Garner, J., 28 Oct 2019, In : Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association. 68, 4, p. 343-355 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Digital equity: Not just an ‘add on’ but business as usual

    Willems, J., Farley, H., Freund, K., Britten, D., Tickner, S., Tucker, S., Garner, J., Campbell, C., Stejar, L., Hinze, M., Hartnett, M., Datt, A. & Nolton, M., 2018, Open Oceans: Learning without borders. Proceedings ASCILITE 2018 Geelong. ASCILITE, p. 565 567 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

  • Activities

    International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) (External organisation)

    Jane Garner (Member)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Membership Membership of networks of excellenceIndustry

    Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Seminar

    Jane Garner (Participant)

    2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry

    University of South Carolina

    Jane Garner (Visiting researcher)

    29 Oct 201904 Nov 2019

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external organisationAcademic

    Prisons Research Group (External organisation)

    Jane Garner (Member), , Marietta Martinovic (Chair), , Juliana Ryan (Member), , Julie Willems (Member), & Helen Farley (Member)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Membership Membership of networks of excellenceIndustry

    Advisor to Risdon Prison and Libraries Tasmania

    Jane Garner (Participant)

    08 Nov 2019 → …

    Activity: Academic EngagementExpert/advisor

    Press / Media

    cardiCast Episode 41 - Dr Jane Garner

    Jane Garner

    12/11/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Reading connects prisoners to the people they love

    Jane Garner

    11/07/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Escaping with a good book: the value of libraries in Australian jails

    Jane Garner

    10/07/17

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media