Matthew Colvin has spent the last 10 years working for the California Department of Corrections (CDCR). He currently works as the senior librarian for Salinas Valley State Prison. He is a member of the Institutional Library Advisory Committee (ILAC), which advises Correctional Librarianship for CDCR Correctional Libraries. Colvin is passionate about working with underserved communities and their partners to promote information literacy principles to enhance public safety.
Senior Librarian, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 5:30pm PST - 6:30pm PST
Correctional librarianship can be a rewarding career path or career entry point for librarians seeking to use their skills to improve lives and/or work with underserved populations. But what, exactly, is correctional librarianship? Where might you work, and what work might you do? Find answers to these and other questions about correctional librarianship by joining SJSU alumnus Matthew Colvin, senior librarian for the Salinas Valley State Prison, as he shares his career expertise.
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