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Here is a sample of the useful books and journals in the UC Library. Use the MultiSearch box on the left to find others.
Butin, D.W. (2010). Service learning in theory and practice: The future of community engagement in higher education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
McIlrath, L & MacLabhrainn, I. (2007). Higher education and civic engagement:International perspectives .Aldershot, England: Ashgate.
Packham, C. (2010). Active citizenship and community learning. Exter: Learning Matters
Kerins, A.T. (2010) An adventure in service-learning: Developing knowledge, values and responsibility. Franham, England: Ashgate.
Rochester, C. (2010). Volunteering in the 21st century. Houndsmill, England: Palgrave Mamillan.
Newsletter. Volunteering Canterbury (Macmillan Brown: in library use only).
A FEW INTERESTING ARTICLES ON VOLUNTEERING
Ren, Z.J.(2009). On being a volunteer at the Sichuan earthquake disaster area (translated version). Hong Kong Journal of Psychiatry. 19(3), 123
Beehra, T. A., LeGroa, K., Portera, K., Bowling, N.A, & Swarderc, W.M. (2010). Required Volunteers: Community Volunteerism Among Students in College Classes. Teaching of Psychology. 37(4), 276-280
Community engagement and inclusion in Australian higher education: A thematic analysis of AQUA"s cycle 1 audits. Stella, A & Baird, J. Australian Universities quality agency
Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at the University of Maryland, College Park researches young people and their community service. CIRCLE analyzes trends in community service/volunteering over time and by subgroups, such as sex, race and ethnicity.
University of Kent (linked to career enhancement)
Durham University (staff have 5 days to volunteer)
Value (looking to provide varsity links for volunteers)