Asset mapping at Halifax Public Libraries: a tool for beginning to discover the library's role with the immigrant community in Halifax

September 27, 2012

Tagged with: Migration , Working with communities, Community engagement

This article by Ken Williment and Tracey Jones-Grant begins to explore asset-mapping:

"As library systems across Canada begin to grapple with the implications community-led service planning has on program and service development, new tools are being developed to assist library staff. Asset mapping is one community entry tool which allows library staff to access community members (or organizational representatives) and gather in-depth information impacting services and program identification, development, and implementation – either across a library system or within a branch catchment."

Originally published in: Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, vol. 7, no. 1 (2012)

Asset mapping at Halifax Public Libraries ...