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Library Networks and Cooperative Library Organizations, 1977-1978: [United States] (ICPSR 2224) RSS

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Summary:

The purpose of this survey was to identify the cooperative library organizations within the United States and to gather information about these organizations, such as organizational structure, staffing, funds received during the fiscal year, funds carried over from previous years, expenditures, major services provided, and computer and other automated services.

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U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. LIBRARY NETWORKS AND COOPERATIVE LIBRARY ORGANIZATIONS, 1977-1978: [UNITED STATES]. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics [producer], 1978. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02224.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   computer use, expenditures, library services, organizational structure, personnel

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1977--1978

Date of Collection:  

  • 1978

Universe:   Cooperative library organizations in the United States.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

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  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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