Libraries and the Economy

library use surges in tough economic times

Coverage in Print and the Web


Rettig: Libraries Stand Ready to Serve in Tough Economic Times - The Huffington Post

ALA President Jim Rettig's op-ed discussing how libraries are helping Americans during the current economic crisis

The Public Library Renaissance - Freakonomics Blog

The Poverty-Stricken Masses are Flocking to Libraries - The Consumerist

A Look at Recessions and Their Impact on Librarianship - In the Library with the Lead Pipe



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