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

Published: Mar 19, 2002

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics

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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.

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. Library General Information Survey (LIBGIS) I [United States]:  Public School Libraries/Media Centers, Fall 1974  . Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002-03-19.

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Public school libraries/media centers in the United States.

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2002-03-19 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.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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