Posts by Lisa Freeman

Lisa Freeman

About Lisa Freeman

Dr. Lisa Freeman is a Faculty Member in the Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, BC. She is a community-engaged scholar whose research focuses on law, regulation, and urban governance in the areas of poverty, housing, public libraries, and municipal government.

Public libraries are becoming the new social safety net

Sep 28, 2017
Public libraries in British Columbia are evolving beyond spaces of quiet contemplation, equipped with card catalogues and encyclopaedias. In a time of increased Internet use and communication via social media, the way we access knowledge and use the library is changing. We are seeing digital storytelling and inspiration labs, access to design software, e-readers and… View Article