Dissertation Information for James E. Rogers
MPACT Status: Fully Complete
Title: Information for the Urban Community: An Experimental Neighborhood Information Center
Abstract: The major part of this study describes Cleveland Public Library Funded Research Phase I, July-December, 1972, of the Neighborhood information Centers Project and Phase II, Implementation, January-June, 1973. Research was based upon six required work Products. I- Description of Tentative Sites Selected; II- Inventory of Existing Neighborhood Information resources; III- Description of Citizen involvement; IV- Initial Statement of Possible Library role and Objectives in Meeting Neighborhood information Needs; V- Evaluation of Service Needs, Gaps and Overlaps; VI- Conceptual Plan for Neighborhood Information centers. The grant was a direct grant awarded to the Cleveland Public Library as national co-ordinator for the research project and is the first grant awarded which included five major public libraries in a consortium for a simultaneous research/implementation project. Project staff of the Cleveland Public Library and dual roles in conducting research, coordination, and administration at the national level, while serving in an advisory and implementation at the national level, while serving in an advisory and implementation; capacity to the local project. Two centers were established in Cleveland: in Langston Hughes and Jefferson branch libraries. The model developed may be adapted by any public library with modification to suit local needs.
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