liz brewster

Research and Teaching Fellow

University of Leicester

Location
Leicester, United Kingdom
Discipline
Social Sciences
Interests
Bibliotherapy
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Followers (16)

Following (15)

Publications

More benefit from a well-stocked library than a well-stocked pharmacy: How do readers use books as therapy?

Brewster L

Plotting the Reading Experience: Theory/ Practice/ Policy (2014)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The public library as therapeutic landscape: A qualitative case study.

Brewster L

Health & place (2014)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Mind the Gap: Do Librarians Understand Service User Perspectives on Bibliotherapy?

Brewster L, Sen B, Cox A

Library Trends (2013)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

'Medicine for the Soul' Bibliotherapy and the Public Library

Brewster E

Department of Information Studies (2007)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

An investigation of experiences of reading for mental health and well-being and their relation to models of bibliotherapy.

Brewster E

Information School (2011)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Reader Development and Mental Wellbeing: The Accidental Bibliotherapist

Brewster L

Australasian Public Library and Information Services (2009)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The Reading Remedy: Bibliotherapy in Practice

Brewster L

Australasian Public Library and Information Services (2008)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The Accidental Bibliotherapist

Brewster L

Public Library Journal (2008)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

The Reading Remedy

Brewster L

Public Library Journal (2008)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Medicine for the Soul

Brewster L

Public Library Journal (2008)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Legitimising bibliotherapy: evidence-based discourses in healthcare

Brewster L, Sen B, Cox A

Journal of Documentation (2012)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Books on Prescription: Bibliotherapy in the United Kingdom

Brewster L

Journal of Hospital Librarianship (2009)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Medicine for the soul: Bibliotherapy

Brewster L

Aplis (2008)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

'Quality signposting': the role of online information prescription in providing patient information.

Brewster L, Sen B

Health Information and Libraries Journal (2011)

  • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Professional experience

Research and Teaching Fellow

University of Leicester

January 2013 - Present

Education history

Information School, University of Sheffield

PhD

October 2008 - September 2011 (2 years 11 months)

Information School, University of Sheffield

MA

September 2006 - September 2007 (1 year)

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York

MA

October 2004 - September 2005 (11 months)