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  1. The economic value of the Free Library in Philadelphia

    Added value to homes and neighborhoods Businesses couldn't have done it without the library Economic value of library enhanced business development Economic Value of Literacy Economic value of workforce development Library has direct impact on findin ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:28 - Libraries Matter

  2. Using the contingent valuation method for dollar valuations of library services

    British valuation of library services Norwegian valuation of library services New Zealand valuation of library services Title Using the contingent valuation method for dollar valuations of library services Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publicat ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 14:20 - Libraries Matter

  3. Mixed method research design employed by the U.S. IMPACT studies to develop and validate performance indicators related specifically to the outcomes of public access computing (PAC)

    Through the use of a nationwide telephone survey, library case studies, and a nationwide Internet survey of public access computing patrons, this approach will generate generalizable quantitative data on the extent and distribution of the use of public ac ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 11:57 - Libraries Matter

  4. Communicating the Impact of Free Access to Computers and the Internet in Public Libraries: A Mixed Methods Approach to Developing Outcome Indicators

    Mixed method research design employed by the U.S. IMPACT studies to develop and validate performance indicators related specifically to the outcomes of public access computing (PAC) Title Communicating the Impact of Free Access to Computers and the Intern ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 11:57 - Libraries Matter

  5. The value of the UK's public library service in providing leisure opportunities from a user point of view

    The benefits go far beyond simply enjoyment and amusement, to being an essential form of relaxation for some people, helping to relieve stress, providing a break from the pressures of everyday life, and assisting others with the treatment of an illness. ( ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 11:23 - Libraries Matter

  6. Leisure Role of Public Libraries: User Views

    The value of the UK's public library service in providing leisure opportunities from a user point of view Title Leisure Role of Public Libraries: User Views Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2005 Authors Hayes, E, Morris, A Journal ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 11:23 - Libraries Matter

  7. South Carolina valuation of library services

    The total direct and indirect return on investment for every $1 expended on the state's public libraries by SC state and local governments is $4.48--almost 350%! (p.5) The Economic impact of public libraries on South Carolina a study prepared Conting ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 10:54 - Libraries Matter

  8. The extent taxpayers in South Carolina feel the public library contributes to their economic well-being

    Among the findings are indications that the public library:- 49% of business users indicated that they obtained most of the business/research information from their public library- 78% of business users indicated that information obtained from the public ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 10:50 - Libraries Matter

  9. Strong correlation between children's services in public libraries and fourth-grade reading scores

    State-by-state data released by the National Center for Education Studies (NCES) in November 2007 provides evidence of a strong, positive link between the amount of children's materials circulated by public libraries and fourth-grade reading scores o ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 10:13 - Libraries Matter

  10. The Seattle Public Library central library: economic benefits assessment: the transformative power of a library to redefine learning, community, and economic development

    Expanding Identity of Seattle Central Library to Tourists Building Community Character with the Seattle Central Library Economic Vitality Brought with Seattle Central Library Title The Seattle Public Library central library: economic benefits assessment: ...

    admin - 07/01/2011 - 11:50 - Libraries Matter