Public Libraries Survey

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This dataset is a national census of public library systems. Its data elements cover library service measures such as the number of uses of electronic resources, the number of Internet terminals available to the general public, reference transactions, interlibrary loans, circulation, library visits, children’s program attendance, and circulation of children’s materials. It also includes information on collection sizes, staffing, operating revenue and expenditures. Selected data elements are aggregated and summarized at the state level.

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Dataset Summary

  • Date Released: July 2002
  • Date Updated: July 2002
  • Time Period: Fiscal Year 2000 (Calendar Years 1998-2000)
  • Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog
  • Frequency: Annual
  • Specialized Data Category Designation: Administrative

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Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.