TITLE

LJ finds pockets of prosperity amid tight PL budgets

AUTHOR(S)
St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Library Journal;1/1/1994, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the Fourth Annual Budget Report on the nation's public libraries derived from a `Library Journal' survey. Response rate; The subtle turnaround from the Draconian cuts of 1990-92; Comparison of public library budgets by number of patrons served; Sources of public library funding; State-by-state summaries.
ACCESSION #
9401217619

 

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