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Personal profile

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


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

  • Reading in Australian prisons: An exploration of motivation

    Garner, J. & Carroll, M., Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) 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

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Journal)

    Jane Garner (Reviewer)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review responsibility, including review panel or committee

    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

    Educational interview for University of South Carolina course SLIS768 Problems in Library and Information Agency Administration.

    Jane Garner (Participant), Kim Thompson (Facilitator)
    31 Oct 2019

    Activity: Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching

    Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Seminar

    Jane Garner (Participant)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConference/SymposiumIndustry

    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