Survey of use of public libraries by off-campus university extension students

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  • Public libraries -- Ontario -- Services to students.,
  • Public libraries -- Ontario -- Use studies.

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Statementprepared by a committee composed of Jean Deyo ... [et al.].
ContributionsDeyo, Jean.
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Pagination15, [4] leaves :
Number of Pages15
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Thank you for participating. When you make the transition to university, one of the best resources that becomes available to you is the campus library system. Most universities have multiple libraries with extensive collections and generous Survey of use of public libraries by off-campus university extension students book of operation; the libraries at my school, the University of Waterloo, routinely stay open until e campus libraries offer such a wealth of resources, many students.

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Strategy: Educate on-campus and off-campus students and professors on the need for off-campus students to complete the Census survey, one survey per apartment/household. (Students living in dormitories will be counted through a building-wide Census survey, and they do not need to worry about the Census survey.

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