Concept selected: Public Libraries


A library shall be considered public when it met the following criteria:

- Has a collection of a general nature, offering cultural, educational, recreational and social information services that are accessible to all citizens.
- Offers free and gratis loan and document-consultation services.
- The collections of public libraries are freely accessed and available for loan. However, when necessary, due to security and preservation reasons, access to part of these collections may be limited.


Libraries. Methodology


Statistical operations

(links to the Inventory of Statistical Operations)

Concepts associated

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