ERIC Number: ED337200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Statistics in Support of the Ten Topic Areas. White House Conference on Library and Information Services.
Keyser, Amy B., Ed.; LaMoure, Lawrence, Ed.
This booklet presents statistical tables and graphs which were compiled to assist the delegates to the White House Conference on Library and Information Services in formulating their arguments. The tables and graphs have been assigned to one or more of the 10 topic areas, but may also be applied to the three conference themes of Literacy, Productivity, and Democracy. The topic areas are: (1) Access; (2) Governance; (3) Marketing; (4) National Information Policy; (5) Networking; (6) Personnel; (7) Preservation; (8) Services/Programs; (9) Technology; and (10) Training End-Users. Statistics are presented on specific facets of the following general topics: U.S. population; unemployment; staff profiles for academic, public, and school libraries; libraries in state and Federal prisons; state and local government revenue and distribution; state and local government direct expenditures; voting population; copyright registration; gross national product (GNP); level of state effort; library circulation; state archives holdings; copyright registration; school dropouts; adult basic and secondary education; schools with computers for student instruction; wages and salaries; U.S. trade partners; U.S. households with selected media; Federal funding for research; and postsecondary institution enrollment. (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Learning Resources Centers, Library Networks, Library Personnel, Library Services, Microcomputers, Preservation, Prison Libraries, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Social Indicators, State Federal Aid
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: White House Conference on Library and Information Services.
Identifiers: White House Conference Library Info Services
Note: Paper presented at the White House Conference on Library and Information Services (2nd, Washington, DC, July 9-13, 1991).