Jill Woelfer Speaks on Homeless Youth and Library Use

Fulbright Scholar Jill Woelfer will be speaking at Vancouver Public Library next week on her research into homeless youth and library use. Jill is a PhD student at the University of Washington, where her research has focused on the role of information systems and technologies in the lives of homeless young people in Vancouver and Seattle. Jill spent her Fulbright year in Vancouver at the UBC iSchool, in support of her research into the activities of Vancouver youth. She is speaking on Tuesday, November 20, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. In her one-hour talk, she will represent the results of her findings as it pertains to Vancouver and specifically, Vancouver Public Library. Aimed at VPL staff, the talk has been opened to the public. Please RSVP to debra.mcgerrigle@vpl.ca, indicating which presentation you wish to attend. You can read more about Jill and her work at http://dub.washington.edu/people/jill-woelfer.

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