Aboriginal students in Canada: a case study of their academic information needs and library use
PublisherHaworth Information Press
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This study involved the use of personal interviews of six Aboriginal students at the University of Alberta in the fall of 1999. This article includes a brief literature review of other articles that consider adult Aboriginal people as library patrons and a section on Indigenous knowledge and values. Findings include three main concerns: a lack of Indigenous resources in the library system; a lack of resource or research development concerning Indigenous issues; and a lack of services recognizing the Indigenous values of "being in relationship" and reciprocity.
CitationJournal of Library Administration, Vol. 33, No. 3/4, September 2001, pp. 259-292
College and University Libraries - Services to North American Indians