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reviewed by Sidney Forman 1968

coverTitle: Library Surveys
Author(s): Maurice F. Tauber, Irlene Roemer Stephens, Eds.
Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York
ISBN: 0231030568, Pages: 286, Year: 1967
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Library Surveys is a compilation of papers presented at a conference held at Columbia University, June 14-17, 1965 and sponsored by the Committee on Library Surveys of the Association of College and Research Libraries (American Library Association) and the School of Library Service, Colum­bia University. In the initial background paper, Guy R. Lyle, the Director of Libraries of Emory University, defined the library survey as "... a spe­cialized type of investigation whose goal is the improvement of library ser­vice." Usually a survey is undertaken when those concerned with the admin­istration of a library feel that they have a problem which they want to resolve. For help they turn to a consultant whose expertise and experience might be useful. The fresh examination of the situation or the resultant writ­ten report is called a survey. The purpose of the conference was to provide an opportunity for the registrants, most of whom also served as consultants, to increase their knowledge of the uses of the survey method in seeking... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 3, 1968, p. 277-278
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1947, Date Accessed: 6/28/2017 5:03:24 PM

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