ERIC Number: ED069311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
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National Inventory of Library Statistics Practices, Volume II; Agency Profiles and Individual Site Descriptions. Final Report.
Herner, Saul; Vellucci, Matthew J.
The various profiles and descriptions prepared as part of a nationwide study of library and information center statistics and data practices are compiled in this report. Part I of the study contains agency profiles. These were prepared from responses to a questionnaire survey of over 3,500 State and Federal agencies, or units thereof, and almost 200 selected nongovernment organizations, such as library associations, library schools, and accrediting bodies. Of the 244 respondent agencies and organizations that indicated they collected library and information center statistics and data, 200 submitted enough information to prepare a profile summarizing their practices, reasons, difficulties, and plans. These profiles are given exactly as reported. Part II contains the individual site descriptions of practices in 65 libraries, library systems and information centers. The descriptions are based on notes recorded by the interviewers and from the various materials requested. Both parts of this study give an overview of the present condition of library and information center statistics and data practices in this country. (Volume I of this study will be made available as soon as it is ready.) (Author/NH)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Library Surveys Branch.
Authoring Institution: Herner and Co., Washington, DC.