ERIC Number: EJ599714
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Using Public Libraries To Provide Technology Access for Individuals in Poverty: A Nationwide Analysis of Library Market Areas Using a Geographic Information System.
Jue, Dean K.; Koontz, Christie M.; Magpantay, J. Andrew; Lance, Keith Curry; Seidl, Ann M.
Library & Information Science Research, v21 n3 p299325 1999
Assesses the distribution of poverty areas in the United States relative to public library outlet locations to begin discussion on the best possible public library funding and development policies that would serve individuals in poverty areas. Provides a comparative analysis of poverty relative to public library outlets using two common methods of estimating library market areas. (Contains 36 references.)(AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Comparative Analysis, Economically Disadvantaged, Evaluation Methods, Geographic Regions, Information Technology, Internet, Library Development, Library Funding, Library Policy, Low Income Counties, Policy Formation, Poverty Areas, Public Libraries, Resource Allocation, Rural Areas
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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