Sources

2012 State of America's Libraries Report

Executive summary

Dilworth, Dianna. “National Book Awards Accepted Interactive eBook.” GalleyCat,August 11, 2011. http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/national-book-awards-accepts-its-first-interactive-ebook_b36039

Goldberg, Beverly. “Third Time’s the Charm for Troy Public Library.” American Libraries, U.S. and World News,August 3, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/08032011/third-time-s-charm-troy-public-library

Kavner, Lucas. “Library Budget Cuts Threaten Community Services across Country.” Huffington Post, Libraries in Crisis (blog),November 15, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/16/can-the-american-library-_n_1096484.html?ref=libraries-in-crisis

McDonald, Patrick Range. “Measure L Library Funding Election Results: Los Angeles Voters Approve Plan to Reopen 73 Shuttered Libraries.” LA Weekly, The Informer (blog), March 8, 2011. http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2011/03/measure_l_la_libraries.php

Raphael, Molly.“The First Digital Public Library of America Workshop.” American Libraries, Inside Scoop (blog), March 9, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/inside-scoop/first-digital-public-library-america-workshop
“Top 10 Library Stories of 2011.”American Libraries, January 12, 2012. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/top10stories2011

Introduction

“Assessing Rebuilding Efforts in Haiti: New Libraries Slowly Rising, Opening.” American Library Association, press release, March 7, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/pr?id=9651

Easley, Jonathan. “Library of Congress Offers Buyouts to Staffers.” Roll Call, August 19, 2011. http://www.rollcall.com/news/library_of_congress_offers_buyouts_to_staffers-208241-1.html

“The Library in the City: Changing Demands and a Challenging Future.” The Pew Charitable Trusts, March 7, 2012. http://www.pewtrusts.org/our_work_report_detail.aspx?id=85899373217

Raphael, Molly. “Why Libraries Matter.” Huffington Post, Libraries in Crisis (blog), November 22, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/molly-raphael/why-libraries-matter_b_1107419.html

Sheketoff, Emily. “Institute of Museum and Library Services Releases FY2011 Budget Allocation Table.” District Dispatch (blog),April 26, 2011. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2011/04/institute-of-museum-and-library-services-releases-fy2011-budget-allocation-table/

Public libraries

“America’s Smallest Library Opens in Dutchess County.” Your News Now (Time Warner Cable), September 3, 2011. http://hudsonvalley.ynn.com/content/top_stories/555978/america-s-smallest-library-opens-in-dutchess-county/

American Library Association, Office for Library Advocacy. Keeping Public Libraries Public: A Checklist for Communities Considering Privatization of Public Libraries. Chicago: American Library Association, June 2011. http://www.ala.org/ala//professionalresources/outsourcing/ALAKeepingPublicLibrariesPublicFINAL0611.pdf

“City Announces New Monday Hours for Libraries.” Chicago Tribune, February 3, 2012. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-02-03/news/chi-city-announces-new-monday-hours-for-libraries-20120203_1_branch-libraries-laid-off-union-workers-mondays

“Five Library Systems Set to Merge July 1.” Lake County (Ill.) News-Sun, April 21, 2011. http://newssun.suntimes.com/news/4957133-418/five-library-systems-set-to-merge-july-1.html

Hoffman, Judy, John Carlo Bertot, Denise M. Davis, Larra Clark, et al. “Special Report: Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study, 2010–2011.” American Libraries, Digital Supplement, Summer 2011, 6–102. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/857ea9fd.

Kaffer, Nancy. “4 Detroit Public Library Branches Will Close in December.” Crain’s Detroit Business, November 17, 2011. http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20111117/FREE/111119929#

Kelley, Michael. “Texas Governor Signs Budget Cutting State Funding for Library Services by 88 Percent.” Library Journal, July 29, 2011. http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/891465-264/texas_governor_signs_budget_cutting.html.csp

Landgraf, Greg. “Seed Lending Libraries Bloom.” American Libraries, Green Your Library (blog), April 6, 2011. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/green-your-library/seed-lending-libraries-bloom

“Library Visits at Historic High.” Institute of Museum and Library Services, press release, November 18, 2011. http://www.imls.gov/library_visits_at_historic_high.aspx

Mannion, Annemarie. “Robolibraries Rolling out in Suburbs.” Chicago Tribune, March 7, 2012. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-robo-libraries-0307-20120307,0,3268628.story
McDonald, Patrick Range. “Measure L Library Funding Election Results: Los Angeles Voters Approve Plan to Reopen 73 Shuttered Libraries.” LA Weekly, The Informer (blog), March 8, 2011. http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2011/03/measure_l_la_libraries.php

OCLC. Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC, 2011. http://www.oclc.org/reports/2010perceptions/2010perceptions_all.pdf

“Ohioans Approve 95% of Library Levies.” Ohio Library Council, May 4, 2011. http://www.olc.org/news_story050411.asp

Palm, Anika Myers. “Osceola County Commission Votes to Privatize Libraries.” Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel, December 12, 2011. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2011-12-12/news/os-osceola-library-privatization-20111212_1_library-systems-services-lssi-first-county

Public Library Association. Public Library Data Service Statistical Report, 2010. Chicago: Public Library Association, 2010.

———. Public Library Data Service Statistical Report, 2011. Chicago: Public Library Association, 2011. These reports are available in full as a print publication or digital database.

Simmons, Rand. “Washington State Library Addresses Budget Cuts from the End of 2011 Special Session.” Between the Lines: Washington State Library Blog, January 9, 2012. http://blogs.sos.wa.gov/library/index.php/2012/01/washington-state-library-addresses-budget-cuts-from-the-end-of-2011-special-session/

“A Special Report on Privatizing Libraries.” American Library Association, press release, February 21, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/special-report-privatizing-libraries

Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. “The Public Library Data Service 2011 Statistical Report: Characteristics and Trends.” Public Libraries 50, no. 5 (September-October 2011). http://publiclibrariesonline.org/magazines/featured-articles/public-library-data-service-2011-statistical-report-characteristics-and-

Ebooks

“ALA Calls on Random House to Reconsider Major Ebook Price Increase.” American Library Association, press release, March 2, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/pr?id=9560

Albanese, Andrew. “ALA Asks Random to Scale Back Price Hikes.” Publishers Weekly, March 5, 2012. http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/50923-ala-asks-random-to-scale-back-price-hikes.html
Hoffelder, Nate. “eBook Sales Up in January, AAP Reports.” eBookNewser,March 28, 2012. http://www.mediabistro.com/ebooknewser/ebook-sales-up-in-january-aap-reports_b21462

Hoffman, Judy, John Carlo Bertot, Denise M. Davis, Larra Clark, et al. “Special Report: Public Library Funding and Technology Access Study, 2010–2011.” American Libraries, Digital Supplement, Summer 2011, 23–39. http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/857ea9fd.

Indvik, Lauren. “Ebook Sales Expected to Reach $9.7 Billion by 2016 [Study].” Mashable (blog),December 1, 2011. http://mashable.com/2011/12/01/ebook-sales-10-billion-2016/

Kelley, Michael. “Librarians Feel Sticker Shock as Price for Random House Ebooks Rises as Much as 300 Percent.” Library Journal, The Digital Shift (blog), March 2, 2012. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/03/ebooks/librarians-feel-sticker-shock-as-price-for-random-house-ebooks-rise-as-much-as-300-percent/

Raphael, Molly. “Ebook Talks Continued: ALA Meets with Distributors.” American Libraries, E-Content (blog), March 20, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/ebook-talks-continued-ala-meets-distributors

Shatzkin, Mike. “What’s the Greater Fear for Publishers? Amazon or Piracy?” The Shatzkin Files (blog), March 27, 2012. http://www.idealog.com/blog/whats-the-greater-fear-for-publishers-amazon-or-piracy

Stross, Randall. “Publishers vs. Libraries: An E-Book Tug of War.” New York Times, December 24, 2011. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/25/business/for-libraries-and-publishers-an-e-book-tug-of-war.html

School libraries

“AASL President Releases Statement on School Library Position Cuts.” American Library Association, press release, March 18, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/aasl-president-releases-statement-school-library-position-cuts

“ALA: Department of Education Withdraws Federal Support for School Libraries.” American Library Association, press release, May 17, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/ala-department-education-withdraws-federal-support-school-libraries

Albertson, Kristi. “Budget Cuts Affect School Library Services.” Kalispell (Mont.) Daily Inter Lake, September 16, 2010. http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_71ebeee2-c12e-11df-b922-001cc4c03286.html

American Association of School Librarians. School Libraries Count! National Longitudinal Survey of School Library Programs, 2011. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians, 2011. http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2011/AASL-SLC-2011-FINALweb.pdf

Barack, Lauren. “President Cuts School Libraries from Proposed 2013 Budget.” School Library Journal, February 15, 2012. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/home/893694-312/president_cuts_school_libraries_from.html.csp

Harvey, Carl, II. “What You Can Do To Support School Libraries In Crisis.” Huffington Post, Libraries in Crisis (blog), December 8, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carl-harvey-ii/post_2725_b_1136618.html

Kennedy, Lesley. “Fifth-Graders Step in to Help Fill School’s Library Budget Cut Gap.” ParentDish, April 7, 2011. http://www.parentdish.com/2011/04/07/school-budget-cuts/

“Library Community Galvanizes around School Libraries: More than 25,000 Sign White House Petition.” American Library Association, press release, January 31, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/only-2000-more-signatures-needed-white-house-petition-school-libraries

“Preliminary 2011–12 School Budget Cuts Equivalent of 10 Staff, Projects Tax Levy Increase at 3.54% with 2.98% Budget Increase.” Pelham (N.Y.) Weekly, March 4, 2011. http://www.pelhamweekly.com/atf.php?sid=12526

Raphael, Molly. “Why Libraries Matter.” Huffington Post, Libraries in Crisis (blog), November 22, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/molly-raphael/why-libraries-matter_b_1107419.html

Resmovits, Joy. “Librarian Positions Cut In Schools across the Country.” Huffington Post, May 31, 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/31/librarian-positions-cut-schools_n_869458.html

“School Librarians Eagerly Await Response from the White House.” American Library Association, press release, February 7, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/school-librarians-eagerly-await-response-white-house

Withers, Caroline. “School Budget Cuts: Librarians Are Far More Important Than the Latest Gadgets.” Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard, April 17, 2011. http://blog.syracuse.com/voices/2011/04/school_budget_cuts_librarians.html

Young Adult Library Services Association. National Research Agenda on Libraries, Teens, and Young Adults, 2012–2016. Chicago: Young Adult Library Services Association, October 2011. http://www.ala.org/yalsa/sites/ala.org.yalsa/files/content/guidelines/research/researchagenda12-16.pdf
———. Teens Need Libraries Advocacy Brochure. Chicago: Young Adult Library Services Association, n.d. http://www.ala.org/yalsa/sites/ala.org.yalsa/files/content/professionaltools/Handouts/districtdays_web.pdf

Zachariah, Holly. “Cutbacks Shut Elementary’s Library, Threaten Middle School’s.” Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch, November 26, 2011. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2011/11/26/cutbacks-shut-elementarys-library-threaten-middle-schools.html

Academic libraries

American Library Association–Allied Professional Association. 2010 ALA-APA Salary Survey: Librarian—Public and Academic. Chicago: American Library Association–Allied Professional Association, 2010.

Arum, Richard, and Josipa Roksa. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Association of College and Research Libraries. Standards for Libraries in Higher Education. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2011. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/standards/slhe.pdf

———.2010 Academic Library Trends and Statistics. 3 vols. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012.

Crow, Raym, et al. Library Publishing Services: Strategies for Success, Final Research Report, Version 2.0. Washington, D.C.: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, March 2012. http://wp.sparc.arl.org/lps/

Howard, Jennifer. “Legislation to Bar Public-Access Requirement on Federal Research Is Dead.” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 27, 2012. http://chronicle.com/article/Legislation-to-Bar/130949/

Johnson, Larry, Rachel S. Smith, H. Willis, Alan Levine, and Keene Haywood. The Horizon Report: 2011 Edition. Austin, Tex.: The New Media Consortium, 2011. http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2011-Horizon-Report.pdf

Long, Matthew P., and Roger C. Schonfeld. Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2010: Insights from U.S. Academic Library Directors. New York: Ithaka S+R, 2010. http://www.ithaka.org/ithaka-s-r/research/ithaka-s-r-library-survey-2010/insights-from-us-academic-library-directors.pdf

Murphy, Elizabeth. “Working into the Sunset.” Insider Higher Ed, November 29, 2011. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/11/29/survey-documents-retirement-worries-higher-ed-employees

National Science Foundation. Award and Administration Guide. Chapter VI: Other Post Award Requirements and Considerations. Arlington, Va.: National Science Foundation, January 2011. http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf11001/aag_6.jsp#VID4.

Ogburn, Joyce L. “The Imperative for Data Curation.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 10, no. 2 (April 2010): 241–246. http://muse.jhu.edu/content/crossref/journals/portal_libraries_and_the_academy/v010/10.2.ogburn.html

Pryor, John H., et al. The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2011. Los Angeles: UCLA Higher Education Research Institute, 2011. http://heri.ucla.edu/PDFs/pubs/TFS/Norms/Monographs/TheAmericanFreshman2011.pdf.

Selingo, Jeff. “The Value Gap.” Chronicle of Higher Education, Next (blog), January 11, 2012. http://chronicle.com/blogs/next/2012/01/11/the-value-gap/

U.S. National Center for Education Statistics. Academic Libraries: 2008, First Look. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics, December 2009. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010348.pdf

———. Academic Libraries: 2010, First Look. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics, December 2011. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012365.pdf

———. Data Analysis System Table Files: Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2009. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics, 2010.http://nces.ed.gov/das/library/tables_listings/spring2010firstlook.asp.

———. Digest of Education Statistics 2009. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics, April 2010. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010013.pdf

———. Digest of Education Statistics 2010. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics, April 2011. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011015.pdf

University Leadership Council. Redefining the Academic Library: Managing the Migration to Digital Information Services. Washington, D.C.: The Advisory Board Company, 2011. http://www.educationadvisoryboard.com/pdf/23634-EAB-Redefining-the-Academic-Library.pdf.

Social networking

American Library Association Library. Libraries and Social Media (links). http://www.delicious.com/alalibrary/tag_bundle/Libraries%20and%20Social%20Media

Burkhardt, Andy. “Social Media: A Guide for College and University Libraries.” College and Research Libraries News 71, no. 1 (January 2010): 10–12, 24. http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/1/10.full

King, David Lee. “Facebook for Libraries.” American Libraries, May 27, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/05272011/facebook-libraries

Lenhart, Amanda, et al. “Teens, Kindness, and Cruelty on Social Network Sites.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, November 9, 2011. http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Teens-and-social-media.aspx

Lietzau, Zeth, and Jamie Helgren, U.S. Public Libraries and the Use of Web Technologies, 2010. A Closer Look Report. Denver: Colorado State Library, Library Research Service, April 2011.http://www.lrs.org/documents/web20/WebTech2010_CloserLookReport_Final.pdf

“Meg Gerritsen Knodl: Tech Leaders, 2011 Movers and Shakers.” Library Journal, March 15, 2011. http://www.libraryjournal.com/csp/cms/sites/LJ/LJInPrint/MoversAndShakers/profiles2011/moversandshakersKondl.csp

Petit, Joan, “Twitter and Facebook for User Collection Requests.” Collection Management 36, no. 4 (2011): 253–258. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01462679.2011.605830#preview

Rapp, David. “Libraries on Google+.” Library Journal, The Digital Shift (blog), November 18, 2011. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2011/11/social-media/libraries-on-google/

———. “Library Texting Service Rolls Out Alerts and Announcements.” Library Journal, The Digital Shift (blog),December 15, 2011.
http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2011/12/mobile/library-texting-service-rolls-out-alerts-and-announcements/

Rogers, Curtis R., Social Media, Libraries, and Web 2.0: How American Libraries Are Using New Tools for Public Relations and to Attract New Users — Fourth Annual Survey, November 2011. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina State Library, February 29, 2012. http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/docs/pr/201202_com_social_media_survey_dec_2011.pdf

Silveira, Diana, and Chad Mairn. “Using Text Messaging to Enhance Library Services.” SlideShare presentation to the Northeast Florida Library Information Network, May 25, 2011. http://www.slideshare.net/chadmairn/using-text-messaging-to-enhance-library-services

“State Library Publishes Fourth Annual Report on Social Media.” South Carolina State Library, press release, February 28, 2012.
http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/state-library-publishes-fourth-annual-report-on-social-media

Library construction and renovation

“Building Types Study: Libraries.” Architectural Record, March 2011. http://archrecord.construction.com/projects/Building_Types_Study/TypeIndex.aspx?bts=LBS

Erdman, Jacquelyn Marie. “Libraries in the LEED.” American Libraries, Green Your Library (blog), July 19, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/green-your-library/libraries-leed

Landgraf, Greg. “New and Now: 2012 Library Design Showcase.” American Libraries 43, no. 3–4 (March-April 2011): 28–38. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/librarydesign11

Miller, Kathryn. Public Libraries Going Green. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010.

University Leadership Council. Redefining the Academic Library: Managing the Migration to Digital Information Services. Washington, D.C.: The Advisory Board Company, 2011. http://www.educationadvisoryboard.com/pdf/23634-EAB-Redefining-the-Academic-Library.pdf.

Outreach and diversity

American Library Association. Office for Literacy and Outreach Services. http://www.ala.org/offices/olos
———. Office for Diversity. http://www.ala.org/offices/diversity

Washington scene

American Library Association. “112th Congress Copyright Legislation to Watch.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/copyright/copyrightlegislation

———.  Office for Information Technology Policy. http://www.ala.org/offices/oitp

———. Office of Government Relations. http://www.ala.org/offices/ogr

Band, Jonathan. “A Guide For the Perplexed Part IV: The Rejection of the Google Books Settlement.” March 31, 2011. http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/guideiv-final-1.pdf

“ESEA Passes Senate Committee without School Library Amendment.” School Library Journal, October 25, 2011. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/home/892535-312/esea_passes_senate_committee_without.html.csp

Goldberg, Beverly. “Patriot Act Renewal Renews Reformers’ Determination.” American Libraries, May 31, 2011. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/05302011/patriot-act-renewal-renews-reformers-determination

“S. 968: Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011.” See http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-968

The Section 108 Study Group. “About Section 108.” http://www.section108.gov/about.html
Wikipedia. “Stop Online Piracy Act.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SOPA

Intellectual freedom

“ACLU Files Suit: Stop MO Library from Illegal Censoring.” American Civil Liberties Union, press release, January 3, 2012. http://www.aclu-em.org/pressroom/2012pressreleases/010312aclufilessuitstopmol.htm

“[American Association of School Librarians] designates Wednesday, September 28, 2011, as Banned Websites Awareness Day.” Press release, August 9, 2011. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/aasl-designates-wednesday-september-28-2011-banned-websites-awareness-day

American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom. http://www.ala.org/offices/oif

———. Public Information Office. http://www.ala.org/offices/pio

Flagg, Gordon. “Court Voids Alaska ‘Harmful to Minors’ Internet Statute.” American Libraries, Censorship Watch (blog), July 1, 2011. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/censorship-watch/court-voids-alaska-harmful-minors-internet-statute

———. “Richland Schools Rescind Ban of Sherman Alexie Novel.” American Libraries, Censorship Watch (blog), July 18, 2011. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/censorship-watch/richland-schools-rescind-ban-sherman-alexie-novel

Goldberg, Beverly. “Missouri Library Sued for Barring Wiccan Websites.” American Libraries, Censorship Watch (blog), January 11, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/censorship-watch/missouri-library-sued-barring-wiccan-websites

“Hunter v. Salem Public Library Board of Trustees.” American Civil Liberties Union, press release, January 3, 2012. http://www.aclu.org/religion-belief/hunter-v-salem-public-library-board-trustees

Kellogg, Carolyn. “Sherlock Holmes Book Banned in Albemarle County, Virginia.” Los Angeles Times, Jacket Copy (blog), August 16, 2011.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/jacketcopy/2011/08/sherlock-holmes-book-banned-by-virginia-school-district.html

Sasso, Brendan. “ACLU Sues Library for Blocking Wiccan Websites.” The Hill, Hillicon Valley (blog), January 3, 2012. http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/202073-aclu-sues-library-for-blocking-wiccan-websites