Assisting rural domestic violence victims: The local librarian's role

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With proper training, librarians could be ideal partners to combat domestic abuse in rural areas. This article examines the specific needs of domestic violence victims in rural areas where shelters and legal services are often limited, explains the role of unauthorized practice of law policies, and highlights successful library initiatives that model how such programs might work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-250
Number of pages14
JournalLaw Library Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Law


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