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Mobile Library

 

a set of books from the collection of a permanent library, sent out for the temporary use of readers who are unable to utilize the library because of their work or location.

In the USSR mobile libraries are sent to enterprises, construction sites, and kolkhozes which do not have permanent libraries, as well as to field stations, agitpunkts, and so on. After the decree of the Council of People’s Commissars of the RSFSR “On Measures for the Strengthening of Raion and Village Libraries” (1946), there was an extensive development of a new kind of mobile library, the bookmobile. In 1968, of the total number of popular libraries under the jurisdiction of the ministries of culture and the trade union organizations, approximately 70,000 libraries had more than 300,000 mobile libraries.

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An independent researcher has been appointed to conduct a literature review, an online survey, and interviews with librarians, library staff, mobile library users and key partners, such as schools.
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The 27ft mobile library had been specially designed by library staff to include a lift and other facilities for the infirm or physically handicapped.
Its report said: "A number of options have been considered for the mobile library service to try and make it more viable, such as reducing the number of stops and frequency [and] changes to routes and stops.

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