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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


External positions

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

2015 → …

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Research Output 2004 2019

"Almost like freedom": Prison libraries and reading as facilitators of escape

Garner, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The Library Quarterly.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correctional institution

Reading in Australian prisons: An exploration of motivation

Garner, J. & Carroll, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Edinburgh History of Reading. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

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

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

correctional institution

Activities 2016 2019

  • 3 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Membership of network
  • 1 Other

Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Seminar

Jane Garner (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Journal)

Jane Garner (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Prisons Research Group (External organisation)

Jane Garner (Member), Marietta Martinovic (Chair), Juliana Ryan (Member), Julie Willems (Member), Helen Farley (Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (Journal)

Jane Garner (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Press / Media

cardiCast Episode 41 - Dr Jane Garner

Jane Garner


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Reading connects prisoners to the people they love

Jane Garner


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

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

Jane Garner


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media