Public Library Users and Uses: A Market Research Handbook

Hardcover | November 1, 1990

byChoong Han Kim, Robert David Little

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This in-depth analysis of some 8,000 users sampled at a number of public libraries offers explanations and insights into the ways people use libraries in their local communities. Ample evidence supports the hypothesis that one's principal occupation or lack of one has a major bearing on the ways one uses the local public library; the public library will be an occupational necessity to most employed people in the decades ahead.

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This in-depth analysis of some 8,000 users sampled at a number of public libraries offers explanations and insights into the ways people use libraries in their local communities. Ample evidence supports the hypothesis that one's principal occupation or lack of one has a major bearing on the ways one uses the local public library; the p...

Choong Han Kim ( Ph.D., library science, Rutgers) is a professor of library science at Indiana State University. He has been director for the Indiana Community Analysis Project, chaired the National Conference on Books by Mail Service, Las Vegas, 1970, and published Books by Mail-A Handbook for Libraries (Greenwood, 1977); The Indiana ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 8.74 × 5.74 × 1.08 inPublished:November 1, 1990Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810820218

ISBN - 13:9780810820210

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An essential book for public library policymakers...professionals may marvel at some of the eye-opening conclusions.