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by Maurice P. Marchant

eBook Why Adults Use the Public Library: A Research Perspective download ISBN: 1563081938
Author: Maurice P. Marchant
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc (June 1, 1994)
Language: English
Pages: 134
ePub: 1262 kb
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Category: Political
Subcategory: Social Sciences

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This study of people's use of the American public library service is designed to serve as a model to librarians wishing to study their own communities.

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Publications (3). What Motivates Adult Use of Public Libraries? Article. The ability of four motivators to explain adult use of the public library was studied. Motivators and specific library uses were derived from four major life interests: (1) home and family life, (2) vocational growth, (3) religion, and (4) politics.

Maurice Peterson Marchant, American librarian, educator. Mid-career fellow, Council Library. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Association (president 1964-1965, Distinguished Service award 1986).

This study of people's use of the American public library service is designed to serve as a model to librarians wishing to study their own communities. The information and results should assis. More). Planning, Programming, Budgeting Systems in Academic Libraries.

They fail to see that public libraries are an integral part of the fragile ecosystem of reading in America. This article is the second in a two-part series on libraries and their role in the marketing and readership of books. Without libraries to encourage new readers, foster book groups and promote communities of reading, publishers will find fewer readers for their biggest titles, and readers will have more difficulty discovering works not on the bestseller list. The first part focused on the current dispute between libraries and publishers. This article details the opportunities and obstacles for libraries in a changed world of publishing and reading.

Public libraries in the American Colonies can be traced back to 1656, when a Boston merchant named Captain Robert Keayne willed his collection of books to the town. Church collections of books used by the public served as early versions of libraries in New England around the 18th century. One such example is the Kings Chapel Library in Boston, which was founded in 1698 with book donations from the Bishop of London.

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A statistical analysis of library use and library use motivators, providing a model to public librarians who want to study their communities and acquire information and results to use in planning and promoting services, as well as in fundraising and collection development. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.