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Study Report

Study Number: QE-005-002-1-1-United States-DPLS-1974

Subject Area: Education Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: U.S. public library and library service area statistics for fiscal year 1974.  [machine-readable data file] / Williams, Robert V.  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: The data file contains information on public libraries outlets (central library, branches, bookmobiles), staffing (full-time and part-time employees, education, number of professional, technical and clerical, plant operations and maintenance), receipts by source (federal, state, local, gifts), expenditures from all sources (salaries and wages, supplies, equipment, capital outlay), collection (book stock, periodicals, microforms, audiovisuals), loan transactions (direct circulation, interlibrary loan, bulk loans), library physical facilities (net area, shelving, seats available), hours and days open per week; and demographic data on the library service area (family income, population size, number of families, school years completed, employed population, occupied housing units, television, church denomination membership (Christian and Catholic), and newspaper circulation (daily and Sunday). Derived data include calculations on employed population, per capita income, percent population under 18, percent families with children, percent housing with television sets, education medians by sex.

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)