ERIC Number: EJ234633
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Sources of the Variability in Level of Public Library Development in the United States: A Comparative Analysis.
Williams, Robert W.
Library Research, v2 n2 p157-76 Sum 1980-81
Examines, within the U.S. and selected regions, nine basic characteristics of social systems that are frequently mentioned as causes of differences in library development. A comparative procedure was used to identify those variables with universal explanations. Results indicate the most critical variable was level of formal education. Twenty-eight references are cited. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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