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Non-use of public libraries

Norman Roberts

Non-use of public libraries

a literature review

by Norman Roberts

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Published by Sheffield University, Dept. of Information Studies in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire : British Library Lending Division, 1986. 1 microfiche : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

StatementN. Roberts.
SeriesBritish Library R&D report ;, 5896, British Library research & development reports ;, report no. 5896.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2502, no. 5896 (Z)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826202M
LC Control Number89893160

There are more than 3, public libraries in England, and councils invest £ million per year in public libraries. The DCMS sponsors the British Library, the UK’s national deposit library. Source: DCMS More than 60% of Britons have a library card. There are more than 92 million books in UK libraries.   LAWTON, Okla. (TNN) -Friends of the Lawton Public Library is gearing up for its annual book sale set to kick off this weekend. It starts this Friday, July 24th and will be .

Unlike public libraries, these rarely allow citizens to borrow books. Often, they include numerous rare, valuable, or significant works. A National Library is that library which has the duty of collecting and preserving the literature of the nation within and outside the country, Thus, National Library are those libraries whose community is the.   A new campaign, Invest in Libraries, puts forth that in the past 10 years, the city government has reduced funding for public libraries by nearly 20 percent and 1, workers or so have been.

  Public libraries purchase and promote a diversity of material from a wide range of sources, including books by local authors published by independent Canadian presses. And research shows library.   • The Lima Public Library has reopened. Main library hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Branch hours are noon to 6 p.m. Mondays to.


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