- Volume 54 Issue 1
The study strives to shed a light on the users' perception and demand on public libraries in Busan area through a survey asking the facility, materials and service conditions in public libraries. Data are drawn from a survey with three hundred respondents. The survey was implemented to figure out current status and needs regarding library facility, materials, and cultural programs. Supporting data are collected via interview as well. Since this paper discusses such an issue as current situation in public libraries, this study could provide the policy makers with basic information in developing and improving public library programs in Busan area.
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- Busan Metropolitan City. 2014. A Study on the Schematic Design for Busan Representative Library. Busan: Busan Metropolitan City.
- Yoon, H. 2011. Analysis and Implications of Staffing Standards for Public Library in Korea and Foreign Countries. Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society, 42(1): 73-95. https://doi.org/10.16981/kliss.42.1.201103.73
- Chang, D. H. and Kang, S. K. 2016. Current Status and Issues in Public Library Advancement Plan of Busan Metropolitan City. Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society, 47(1): 129-148. https://doi.org/10.16981/kliss.47.1.201603.129