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Library General Information Survey (LIBGIS) I [United States]: Public Libraries, Fiscal Year 1974 (ICPSR 2208)
This survey provides information about public libraries' public service outlets, holdings, staffing, receipts, expenditures, loan transactions, physical facilities, and hours and days open. These data also contribute to an understanding of the total picture of school, academic, and public libraries on a nationwide basis.
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U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. LIBRARY GENERAL INFORMATION SURVEY (LIBGIS) I [UNITED STATES]: PUBLIC LIBRARIES, FISCAL YEAR 1974. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1974. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02208.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02208.v1
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
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- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2002-03-19
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