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Survey of Special Libraries Serving State Governments, Fiscal Year 1977: [United States] (ICPSR 2226)

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This study was a survey of all libraries in 50 states and the District of Columbia that served departments or organizations within the state governments. Phase I identified the libraries within the states and the District of Columbia. Phase II consisted of surveying these libraries, and developing edit specifications and table programs. These data provide the following information: library name, library address, number of full-time and part-time employees in different departments, expenditures, holdings, and loan transactions.

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Citation

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Survey of Special Libraries Serving State Governments, Fiscal Year 1977: [United States]. ICPSR02226-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02226.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:   District of Columbia, United States

Date of Collection:  

  • 1977

Universe:   A total of 1,134 libraries that served departments or organizations within the state governments of 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Data Types:   survey data

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Sample:   inap.

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Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

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

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