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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Perceptions of Libraries and Information Resources - International Survey


Perceptions of Libraries and Information Resources: Results of an OCLC Study.
Presenter(s): Daniel Boivin, Atlantic Provinces Library Association (APLA) 2006 Conference held in Fredericton, New Brunswick May 25 - 28

The over 3300 respondents came from Canada, Singapore, India, Australia and the U.S. Some of the findings are that the library "brand" equals books--an association that cut across age ranges, nationalities and genders. More surprisingly, respondents were generally unaware of library web sites and electronic resources. Continue reading the full abstract and the Presentation

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