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Library services in rural areas.

Sandra Osbourn

Library services in rural areas.

by Sandra Osbourn

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural libraries -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPrepared on request of the Subcommittee on Rural Development of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, by the Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Subcommittee on Rural Development., Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ675.C8 O82
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 17 p.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5024747M
      LC Control Number73603162

      ninety percent of the twenty-seven million americans who did not have access to local public libraries in were from rural areas, while another fifty-three million had access only to inadequate public library service. the problem arises from the apparent difficulty of providing good library service where towns are small and rural people are widely scattered, but it is being solved Cited by: 1. Posted on: 5 June Devon’s libraries attracted million visits and welcomed over , regular library users last year. Devon County Council and charity Libraries Unlimited, which is commissioned to run Devon’s libraries, says the high visitor numbers are a reflection of the broad range of services that appeal to a variety of audiences.

        This presented a challenge: In , Kentucky only circulated one book per capita compared to the American Library Association standard of . Library construction or renovation projects also will create and save jobs for residents in the construction and library service fields. The Community Facilities Program provides loans and grants to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20, in population.

      Rural libraries works Martha Wilson Not In Library. Rural library service United States. Bureau of Agric Not In Library. Library services for small communities M. L. G. Maguire Not In Library. The library and I Edith Olson Not In Library. Read. Borrow. Library and information provision in rural areas David Barton Not In Library.   Looking at respondents by community type, we find that those living in urban areas (52%) are most likely to say that libraries should “definitely” do this, significantly more likely than those living in suburban areas (40%), while those living in rural areas (31%) are the least likely to say this.


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