A comparative study of public libraries status in the counties of Guilan province compared to the standard per capita

Masoumeh SABOURI, Rosa FATEHI, Amir Reza KARIMI AZERI
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Abstract


Abstract. The state of public libraries is of the most important indicators of a country. The present research has been conducted with the aim of a comparative study of public libraries status in the counties of Guilan province compared to the standard per capita. The research method is descriptive and the information has been collected through offices inquiry, observation and interviews with the relevant officials, the results of data analysis compared to the standard per capita indicate lower levels of public libraries standards in the counties of Guilan province than the country's standards and require serious consideration and review. In this regard, some recommendations were provides to improve the libraries status. As a result, the construction and building of public libraries in the province has been estimated in the next 25 years to be able bringing it to the standard level with the establishment public libraries.


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Public libraries, Guilan, standard per capita

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