News | Published:

The Supply of Information

    Naturevolume 120page135 (1927) | Download Citation

    Subjects

    Abstract

    IN October 1924 the president of the Board of Education appointed a Departmental Committee to inquire into the adequacy of the library provision already made under the Public Libraries Acts, and the means of extending and completing such provision. Those who recognise that an efficient library system is the essential foundation for progress in education and culture, without which no people can hold its own in the struggle for existence, will welcome the Report of the Public Libraries Committee, a volume of some 350 pages now published, as offering the basis for a reorganisation long overdue.

    About this article

    Publication history

    Issue Date

    DOI

    https://doi.org/10.1038/120135a0

    Comments

    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.

    Newsletter Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing