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  1. Maryland Public Libraries as a desirable community asset

    Happily, 42 percent gave public libraries an "A", ranking us at the top of local public services that included police and public safety, parks and recreation, public schools, social service, roads and mass transit, and local government efficienc ...

    admin - 11/07/2011 - 14:39 - Libraries Matter

  2. New Zealand valuation of library services

    The National Library of New Zealand found a 3.5:1 benefit-cost ratio in their national bibliographic database through use of a CM (choice modeling) survey. (p.441) Using the contingent valuation method for dollar valuations of library services Contingent ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 10:06 - Libraries Matter

  3. Norwegian valuation of library services

    Another CV (contingent valuation) survey of public libraries... has recently been reported by Svanhild Aabo, who estimated that Norwegian public libraries represent, on average, a 4:1 benefit-cost ratio. (p.441) Using the contingent valuation method for d ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 10:03 - Libraries Matter

  4. British valuation of library services

    One of the most notable examples of a CVM [contingent valuation method] application was undertaken by consultants employed by the British Library, who found that the overall benefit of its services to the British public was around 4.4 times the funding th ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 10:03 - Libraries Matter

  5. Added value to homes and neighborhoods

    Homes within ¼ mile of a Library are worth, on average, $9,630 more than homes more than ¼ mile from a Library. For homes between ¼ and ½ mile of a Library, the additional value is $650. Libraries are responsible for $698 million in home values in Philade ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 10:00 - Libraries Matter

  6. Businesses couldn't have done it without the library

    8% of survey respondents report that they could not have started, grown or improved their business without the Free Library, resulting in an estimated 8,630 businesses that benefited from Free Library business development services. (p.5) The economic valu ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 10:00 - Libraries Matter

  7. Economic value of library enhanced business development

    The economic value of the Library services that help Philadelphians develop or enhance their own businesses totals $3.8 million for FY10, comprised of: $2.9 million in business development online and database activities $819,285 in business development bo ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 09:58 - Libraries Matter

  8. Library has direct impact on finding jobs

    Fels estimates that 979 Philadelphians found jobs directly as a result of the resources provided by the Library in FY10. (p.5) The economic value of the Free Library in Philadelphia Public libraries Economic Impact Job Creation Public library United State ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 09:56 - Libraries Matter

  9. Economic value of workforce development

    The economic value of the Library services that help Philadelphians locate job opportunities and develop career skills totals $6 million for FY10, comprised of: $2.2 million in career development book-reading & lending $2.1 million in job-finding onli ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 09:56 - Libraries Matter

  10. Economic Value of Literacy

    The economic value of the Library services that help Philadelphians learn to read and acquire working skills totals $21.8 million for FY10, comprised of: $18.4 million in literacy-related reading & lending $2.6 million in literacy related programming ...

    admin - 03/02/2012 - 09:55 - Libraries Matter