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E.D. TAB: State Library Agencies: Fiscal Year 2002

This report provides a statistical profile of state library agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia for state fiscal year 2002. The report includes information on staff, revenue, expenditures, services to libraries and systems, public service hours, service outlets, service and development transactions, collections, allied operations, and electronic services. NCES Publication Number: 2004304 Read More

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Toward Equality of Access: The Role of Public Libraries in Addressing the Digital Divide

Studies the role public libraries have played in helping to narrow the digital divide. Read More

Report of the Workshop on Opportunities for Research on the Creation, Management, Preservation and Use of Digital Content

The University of Florida, Florida Center for Library Automation, convened a workshop in March 2003 to assess research needs related to digital cultural content. This report summarizes the results of the workshop and presents suggestions for useful areas of research. Read More

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E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2001

This report includes national and state summary data on public libraries in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the outlying areas for state fiscal year 2001, with highlights and numerous tables. Data are included on circulation, library visits, reference transactions, interlibrary loans, children's program attendance, service outlets, public service hours, Internet access, staff, income, expenditures, and more. NCES Publication Number: 2003399 Read More

Assessment of End-User Needs in IMLS-Funded Digitization Projects

An IMLS-commissioned study of the needs-assessment practices used in digitization projects. Read More