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ERIC Number: ED131858
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Investigation of the Public Library as a Linking Agent to Major Scientific, Educational, Social, and Environmental Data Bases. Two-Year Interim Report. Annex I: Evaluation Results.
Ahlgren, Alice E.
Four public libraries participated in a two-year investigation of the provision of on line reference services in a public library setting. To evaluate the utility and cost of the service, data were collected about search statistics, usage patterns, costs, and impact on the library. This volume of the report contains the evaluation methodology, extensive data tables, and a narrative summary of the evaluation results. (JY)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Lockheed Research Lab., Palo Alto, CA.; Applied Communication Research, Stanford, CA.