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ERIC Number: ED124165
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jan-30
Reference Count: N/A
The Use of and Attitudes Toward Libraries in New Jersey. Vol. 2: Detailed Tables.
Gallup Organization, Inc., Princeton, NJ.; New Jersey State Library, Trenton.
A study was conducted to analyze the quantitative and attitudinal variables that affect the nature and extent of use of the New Jersey public libraries. The first phase of the study consisted of a series of group discussions which focused on public knowledge of library facilities, attitudes and interests of the public, and library use patterns. Hypotheses drawn from the discussions were tested in a second phase statewide survey of adults which examined: (1) the extent of use of public and other types of libraries; (2) reasons for library use; (3) interest in specific library services; (4) the importance of public libraries; (5) attitudes relating to accessibility and availability; and (6) leisure and life style patterns, including reading. This second volume of a two volume report contains a computer printout of the results of the statewide sample survey. (EMH)
Descriptors: Community Attitudes, Community Characteristics, Demography, Leisure Time, Library Collections, Library Services, Library Surveys, Public Libraries, State Surveys, Statistical Data, Use Studies
Library Development Bureau, New Jersey State Library, Department of Education, 185 W. State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Gallup Organization, Inc., Princeton, NJ.; New Jersey State Library, Trenton.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey