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ERIC Number: ED486052
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Sep
Pages: 200
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2003. E.D. TAB. NCES 2005-363
Chute, Adrienne; Kroe, P. Elaine; O'Shea, Patricia; Craig, Terri; Freeman, Michael; Hardesty, Laura; McLaughlin, Joanna Fane; Ramsey, Cynthia Jo
National Center for Education Statistics
This report provides summary information about public libraries in the 50 states and the District of Columbia for state fiscal year (FY) 2003. It covers service measures such as access to the Internet, number of users of electronic resources, number of Internet terminals used by the general public, reference transactions, public service hours, interlibrary loans, circulation, library visits, children's program attendance, and circulation of children's materials. It also includes information about size of collection, staffing, operating revenue and expenditures, type of geographic service area, type of legal basis, type of administrative structure, number and type of public library service outlets, and square footage of outlets. This report is based on the final data file. The following are appended: (1) Public Library State Ranking Tables; (2) States With Public Libraries With Overlapping Population of Legal Service Areas; (3) Technical Notes; (4) Glossary; and (5) Survey Instrument. (Contains 66 tables.)
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Bureau of the Census (DOC), Washington, DC. Governments Div.
Identifiers - Location: United States
IES Funded: Yes