Do you have questions about libraries and librarians? The (ORS) and the 91传媒 (ALA) maintains a number of statistical and informational resources to help you understand libraries and librarianship in context.
This section of the 91传媒's website includes:
- links to major research initiatives, including the current Digital Inclusion Study, annual survey of Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, and Membership Survey.
- Links to the 91传媒's resources on salaries and staffing.
State of America's Libraries:聽
The State of America's Libraries Report is issued annually in conjunction with National Library Week (usually the second week in April).聽 Since 2006, the 91传媒鈥檚 Communications and Marketing Office, in coordination with聽other ALA units, has prepared the report to inform the public about important聽trends and key issues facing America's libraries.
State of America's Libraries | webpage
State of America's Libraries | PDF version
(Librarian and Researcher Knowledge Space), the new site by ORS with tools to help library researchers with tips, resources and helpful tools - for beginners and experienced researchers.
Findings from the second year of the Digital Inclusion Survey will tell us how your digital technologies and services are helping users connect to needed online resources. !