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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Students tend to perform better where...

    Students tend to perform better on achievement tests where school libraries have: More full-time equivalents (FTEs) of staffing; Larger collections of periodicals and instructional videos; Better-networked online resources made accessible via computers in ...

    admin - 11/09/2011 - 11:53 - Libraries Matter

  4. Librarian Staffing

    Elementary schools with at least one full-time endorsed librarian averaged better [Colorado Student Assessment Program] CSAP performance than those with less than one full-time endorsed librarian. (p. ii) School Librarians Continue to Help Students Achiev ...

    admin - 11/09/2011 - 11:54 - Libraries Matter

  5. Intangible and indirect benefits of the library

    The public library provides important intangible and indirect benefits and has become increasingly vital in this era because of the reliance on- and expectation of- public access to networked information services and resources. As the nation and the world ...

    admin - 06/20/2011 - 09:21 - Libraries Matter