Statistics of public libraries in the United States
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Statistics of public libraries in the United States From the Report of the commissionerof education for the year 1884-85. With additions. by United States. Office of Education.

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Published by Govt. print. off in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Libraries -- Statistics -- United States.,
  • Library statistics.

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Pagination2 p. l., ccxxix-ccxxx, 691-782 p. ;
Number of Pages782
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19980447M

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Bound together with the Bureau's Statistics of public libraries in the United States and Canada, and Statistics of libraries and library legislation in the United States, Description: 2 preliminary leaves, ccxxix-ccxxx, pages 24 cm.   The Public Libraries Survey (PLS) provides statistics on the status of public libraries in the United States. The data are collected from approximately 9, public libraries with approximat individual public library outlets in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and outlying : Ala Library. Library Fact Sheets The ALA Library responds to inquiries from staff and members, plus others interested in, or doing research about, libraries. Here is the link to the ALA Library Resource Guides that provide a guide to sources for specific types of statistics about libraries in the United States. Research on Libraries and Librarianship: Yearly Article in Library and Book Trade Almanac Academic libraries* in the United States Statistical trends; NCES Reports; Economic Hard Times and Public Library Use Revisited; Libraries Outside the US; Library Cooperatives; Library Research and Statistics; Public Libraries. Public Libraries in the United States Statistical trends, * Services to children in U.S. public libraries.

includes public libraries in the United States. LibWeb Library Servers via WWW. Over pages from libraries in countries. United States Presidential Libraries The National Archives and Records Administration operates 15 Presidential Libraries. To see more detailed information from about these libraries .   Libraries - Statistics & Facts Published by Statista Research Department, There are more than thousand libraries in the United States. Most of these libraries.

  Each year since , the Public Libraries of the United States Survey has provided a national census of America’s public libraries. The data are collected from approximately 9, public library systems comprised of o individual main libraries, library branches, and bookmobiles in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. In , there were 9, public libraries in the United States with a total of million books and serial volumes.   When asked why they visit public libraries in person, large numbers of library users cite fairly traditional reasons. These include borrowing printed books (64% of library visitors do this, down slightly from the 73% who did in , but similar to the 66% who did so in ) or just sitting and reading, studying, or engaging with media (49%. The Institute for Museum and Library Services is the federal agency charged with collecting data on public libraries in the United States. Their web site includes data on public libraries, a searchable directory of public libraries in the US, and a web-based software tool which can be used to compare either specific public libraries or public.