ERIC Number: ED407947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Nebraska Public Library Profile. 1994-1995 Statistical Data.
Nebraska Library Commission, Lincoln.
This summary of Nebraska Library statistics for the 1994-1995 fiscal year is a compilation of data reported by 234 of the 256 public libraries in the state. The major urban libraries of Omaha and Lincoln serve 47% of the state population, while 75% of libraries in the state serve populations under 2,500. Even with limited resources, Nebraska libraries continue to meet the needs of their public. There has been a marked increase in automation in libraries. Internet access increased over 407% from 14 libraries having access in 1993-94 to 71 libraries having access in 1994-95. Statistics in this report include: general library information: income; operating expenditures and library materials; circulation and output measures; and summary of library statistics by population served. Graphs show: (1) accredited libraries by population served; (2) accredited libraries by system; (3) population served; (4) number of reporting libraries; (5) average per capita by population; (6) total local tax funds; (7) total income; (8) library staff; (9) operating and capital expenditures; (10) materials added to the collection; (11) total operating expenditures by system; (12) total operating expenditures by population served; (13) interlibrary loans; (14) circulation; (15) Internet access; and (16) library materials owned. Indices are provided of libraries by city/village and libraries by population served. (Author/SWC)
Descriptors: Internet, Library Acquisition, Library Automation, Library Circulation, Library Collection Development, Library Expenditures, Library Funding, Library Materials, Library Personnel, Library Services, Library Statistics, Public Libraries, Public Support, State Surveys, Tables (Data), Users (Information)
Nebraska Library Commission, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2023.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Library Commission, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska