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Library General Information Survey (LIBGIS) I [United States]: Public School Libraries/Media Centers, Fall 1974 (ICPSR 2225) RSS

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Summary:

This survey provides current information for individual public school libraries/media centers on holdings, expenditures, staffing, loan transactions, physical facilities, and hours and days open. It also contributes to an understanding of the total picture of public school 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 SCHOOL LIBRARIES/MEDIA CENTERS, FALL 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/ICPSR02225.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   expenditures, facilities, library collections, library services, loans, personnel, public libraries, public schools, school libraries

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Date of Collection:  

  • 1974

Universe:   Public school libraries/media centers 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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