Secondary Analysis: Comparing data on the use of and attitudes towards public libraries in the UK and Ireland

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Author: Ciaran Mulholland and Colin Hockaday

Year: 2017

ISBN: 978-1909447608

This report compares the findings of the Carnegie UK Trust’s research into use of public libraries and public attitudes towards libraries, with findings from existing research. (For example, the Taking Part Survey in England, Continuous Household Survey in Northern Ireland and Scottish Household Survey).

Other titles in the ‘Shining a Light’ set of reports are:

  • Policy report: outlines the lessons from the data and recommendations for policy makers, decision makers, funders and the sector
  • Data booklet: provides the data and big picture ‘headline findings’ from across all jurisdictions
  • Five Country Factsheets: shows how England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are faring
  • Secondary Research: a report by Ipsos MORI which compares our findings with existing research

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