Shining a light – Data Booklet

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Author: Dr Jenny Peachey

Year: 2017

ISBN: 978-1909447592

This report gives an accessible overview of both the big picture and detailed findings regarding library use and attitudes towards public libraries 2011-2016 across England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The data was collected by Ipsos Mori on behalf of the Carnegie UK Trust in two omnibus polls involving a total of 10,000 people. The polls were conducted over the period June – September 2016 and August-October 2011.

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

  • 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