An evaluation of a Books on Prescription scheme in a UK public library authority

Furness, Rebecca and Casselden, Biddy (2012) An evaluation of a Books on Prescription scheme in a UK public library authority. Health Information and Libraries Journal, 29 (4). pp. 333-337. ISSN 1471-1842

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Abstract

This article discusses an evaluation of a Books on Prescription (BOP) scheme in an anonymous UK public library authority which was conducted by the author and submitted as a dissertation for the MSc in Information and Library Management to Northumbria University. The dissertation was supervised by Biddy Casselden, Northumbria University, and was awarded a distinction. The dissertation made recommendations about BOP schemes which could make them more accessible, enabling vast numbers of people to lead more fulfilling lives.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: consumer health information, evaluation, libraries, mental health, mental health services
Subjects: P100 Information Services
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Biddy Casselden
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 10:37
Last Modified: 10 May 2017 15:54
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/10403

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