TITLE

America's Star Libraries

AUTHOR(S)
Lance, Keith Curry; Lyons, Ray
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Library Journal;11/15/2009, Vol. 134 Issue 19, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the rating of the "Library Journal" Index of Public Library Service 2009. Ratings are based on circulation statistics, statistics on library visits, library program attendance and public Internet computer use. Star-rated libraries who answered further questions about the ratings include Boulder Public Library in Colorado. INSET: The LJ Index Basics.
ACCESSION #
45253834

 

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