Analysis of Indicators for Information-Poor shown in Library Statistics

도서관통계에 나타난 정보취약계층의 지표 분석

  • 김홍렬 (전주대학교 사회과학대학 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2016.07.25
  • Accepted : 2016.08.12
  • Published : 2016.08.30


The aim of this study was to investigate and analyze the changes in inputs and outputs for information-poor in public libraries to eliminate the digital divide. The survey and analysis was utilized indicators for the information-poor shown in library statistics. And through the analysis of statistical indicators, it examined the changing patterns of the elements that each library are inputted to eliminating the digital divide. As a result, it revealed problems such as regression of facilities for the aged and disabled, continuous decrease in the number of special materials for disabled person, and reduction of service users and budget for information-poor. In order to solve this problem and to achieve the desired performance for eliminating the digital divide. it's required the budget increase and strong policies for information-poor.


Information Poor;Information Alienated Groups;Digital Divide;Library Statistics;Library Services to People with Disabilities


Supported by : 전주대학교


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