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  1. Use of Social Media in the Library

    On-Demand Once Free! Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons. Current usage of social media by the library community generally remains ad hoc and somewhat experimental, but the uptake of t ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/22/2015 - 10:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Research Projects: Identification to Publication

    Live Once Live discussion took place May 21 and 22, 2014. Read the discussion messages. This two-day e-Forum examined identifying a research project and seeing it through to publication. We are all busy today, wearing many hats and constantly juggling man ...

    CMCCONNELL - 10/19/2015 - 10:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Findings

    Findings NILPPA White Paper T his white paper summarizes the status, concerns, and opportunities in library programming. It is available online, and open to comments from from practicing librarians, library educators, partners, volunteers, library attende ...

    CBARBUS - 12/08/2014 - 13:05 - Programming & Exhibitions

  5. Cultural Programs for Adults in Public Libraries

    About the Survey The Cultural Programs for Adults in Public Libraries survey was conducted in 1998 by the American Library Association Public Programs office in cooperation with the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science ...

    CBARBUS - 08/20/2014 - 08:55 - Programming & Exhibitions

  6. Research from the ALA Public Programs Office

    The ALA Public Programs Office promotes cultural and community programming as an essential part of library service. Research and evaluation both play an important role in demonstrating the value of library public programs. The following links include rese ...

    CBARBUS - 01/16/2014 - 16:25 - Programming & Exhibitions

  7. Publications by the Office for Research and Statistics

    Available publications Research on Libraries and Librarianship: Yearly Article in Library and Book Trade Almanac Research and Statistics on Libraries and Librarianship in 2012 (.pdf), reprinted from the Library and Book Trade Almanac (Bowker Annual), Vol. ...

    NROSE - 10/24/2013 - 10:57 - Offices of the American Library Association

  8. Statistics-- Library

    Where to find the numbers Academic Library Statistics Public Library Statistics School Library Statistics Statistics About Libraries, provided by the ALA Office for Research and Statistics Library Fact Sheets The ALA Library responds to inquiries from sta ...

    RGERBER - 12/04/2015 - 15:25 - Professional Tools

  9. Needs Assessment

      As part of on-going efforts to better serve the members, the ALSC Membership Committee will be performing a biennial needs assessment survey in Spring 2013. The committee encourages all ALSC members to take this ten-minute survey. The results will help ...

    DRUDE - 04/09/2013 - 08:16 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  10. Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2009

    Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2009 This report includes national and state summary data on public libraries in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, with an introduction, selected findings, and several tables. The report, based ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:12 - Libraries Transform