ERIC Number: ED161439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-May-26
Reference Count: N/A
The Hollins Branch Library and its Community: An Analysis of Available Data.
Reenstjerna, Frederick Roberts
A community analysis study of the Hollins Branch Library, Roanoke, Virginia, was undertaken to evaluate the library's activities and services and provide a base for developing short and long range goals and objectives responsive to community needs. Data were gathered from various sources including regional and local planning agencies, local organization directories, and library statistical records. Part I presents community information in the following categories: History and Topography, Economic Activity, Population-Borrowers' Distribution, Education, Churches, Other Groups, and a Summary of community characteristics. Part II contains the library data related to history of the library system, history of the Hollins Branch, physical dimensions and size of holdings, results of a library walkaround, book collections, staff, services, and library characteristics. Part III notes several potential improvements in facilities and library organization based on data gathered throughout the study, (JAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Roanoke County Public Libraries, VA.