ERIC Number: ED327345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Rural Libraries: A Forum for Rural Library Service. Volume X, 1990.
Sheller, Rebekah, Ed.
Rural Libraries, v10 n1-2 1990
The two issues of the journal "Rural Libraries" for 1990 contain a total of seven articles. "Cooperation and Rural Libraries," by Jackie Schmitt, reports on a nationwide survey of 119 rural libraries' participation in intrastate library cooperatives. "Rural Public Library Service to Native Americans," by Susan Hollaran, outlines strategies for the rural librarian developing an outreach program to serve American Indian communities. "Black Illiteracy in the Rural South," by Evelyn Wesman, reviews information on rates of functional illiteracy among rural black Southerners and describes two successful rural literacy programs. "The Rural Environment's Effects on Library Service: A Consultant's Perspective," by Gardner C. Hanks, discusses rural population traits relevant to the library consultant, as well as characteristics of libraries and librarians in seven types of small towns. "Planning Multitype Services in a Rural Environment," by Annabel K. Stephens and Kathryn D. Wright, reports on a survey assessing the needs and priorities of the 41 member libraries in a cooperative multitype library system in southeast Alabama. "Strategic Planning for Rural Libraries: A California Case," by James I. Grieshop and Phelan R. Fretz, describes four community assessment methods in the strategic planning process used by the Yolo County (California) Library System. "Adolescent Reading: A Study of Twelve Rural Pennsylvania Towns," by Harold W. Willits and Fern K. Willits, reports on a survey of the reading habits of 3,294 8th and 11th graders. (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Clarion Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Note: Currently published twice a year. For previous volumes, see ED 316 352.