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1. Executive Summary

American Library Association, Smart Investing @ your library.” http://smartinvesting.ala.org/

Borman, Laurie, “The Promise of Libraries Transforming Communities: A Presidential Initiative.” Inside Scoop blog, American Libraries, January 27, 2013. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/inside-scoop/promise-libraries-transforming-communities-presidential-initiative

Broom, Jack, “Former Seattle Librarian Says Federal Cuts to Hit Museums, Libraries.” Seattle (Wash.) Times, March 4, 2013. http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2020485567_storycorpsvisitxml.html

“Caroline Kennedy to Librarians: ‘Your Work Is Truly Life Changing.” At Your Library, the Campaign for America’s Libraries, 2012. http://atyourlibrary.org/culture/caroline-kennedy-librarians-your-work-truly-life-changing

Cullotta, Karen Ann, “Libraries See Opening as Bookstores Close.” New York Times, December 27, 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/28/us/libraries-try-to-update-the-bookstore-model.html?pagewanted=all

Fiels, Keith Michael, “Reenvisioning ALA.” American Libraries, January 14, 2013. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/columns/executive-directors-message/reenvisioning-ala

Gunnels, Claire B., Susan E. Green, and Patricia M. Butler, Joint Libraries: Models That Work. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2012.

Lear, Brett W., emailed comments.

Palfrey, John, “The DPLA and School Libraries: Partners Focused on Digital-Era Learners.” The Digital Shift blog, School Library Journal, January 22, 2013. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/01/digital-libraries/the-dpla-and-school-libraries-partners-focused-on-digital-era-learners/

Rainie, Lee, and Maeve Duggan, “E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, December 27, 2012. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/12/27/e-book-reading-jumps-print-book-reading-declines/

Smith, Jacquelyn, “The Best and Worst Master’s Degrees for Jobs.” Forbes, June 8, 2012. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2012/06/08/the-best-and-worst-masters-degrees-for-jobs-2/2/

Sullivan, Maureen, “ALA President Responds to Forbes.com Post That Library and Information Science Is Among the Worst Master’s Degrees.” Press release, American Library Association, July 10, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/2012/07/ala-president-responds-forbescom-post-library-and-information-science-among-worst-masters

———, “An Open Letter to America’s Publishers.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, September 24, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/open-letter-america-s-publishers

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Economic News Release.” Press release, March 8, 2013. bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm

Vinjamuri, David, “Why Public Libraries Matter: And How They Can Do More.” Forbes, January 16, 2013. http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidvinjamuri/2013/01/16/why-public-libraries-matter-and-how-they-can-do-more/

Zickuhr, Kathryn, Lee Rainie, and Kristen Purcell, “Library Services in the Digital Age.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, January 22, 2013. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2013/01/22/library-services

 

2. Introduction

American Association of School Librarians (ALA), School Libraries Count! National Longitudinal Survey of School Library Programs. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians, 2012.  http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2012/AASL-SLC-2012-WEB.pdf

American Library Association, “ALA President Expresses Deep Concern and Dismay about Closure of Georgia Archives to the Public.” Press release, September 25, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/2012/09/ala-president-expresses-deep-concern-and-dismay-about-closure-georgia-archives-public

American Library Association–Allied Professional Association, 2012 ALA-APA Salary Survey, Librarian—Public and Academic. Chicago: ALA-APA, 2012. See press release at http://www.ala.org/news/2012/08/survey-results-indicate-salaries-librarians-2012-flat-and-some-cases-lower

Enis, Matt, “Sequester Will Force Tech Investment Cutbacks at GPO, IMLS.” The Digital Shift blog, Library Journal, February 27, 2013. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/02/publishing/sequester-will-force-tech-investment-cutbacks-at-gpo/

Fucoloro, Tom, “The People’s Library Creates Community Library Outside the Closed Douglass-Truth Branch.” Central District News (Seattle, Wash.), August 27, 2012. http://centraldistrictnews.com/2012/08/27/the-peoples-library-creates-community-library-outside-the-closed-douglass-truth-branch/

Georgia, Office of the Governor, “[Governor Nathan] Deal, [Secretary of State Brian] Kemp to Keep Georgia’s Archives Open.” Press release, October 18, 2012. http://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2012-10-18/deal-kemp-keep-georgia’s-archives-open

Hoffman, Judy, John Carlo Bertot, and Denise M. Davis, Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2011–2012. Summer 2012 digital supplement to American Libraries magazine, http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/archives/issue/summer-2012-digital-supplement-0  The report also includes state-by-state analysis of public library technology resources and interviews with library directors and staff in Georgia and Idaho.

Institute of Museum and Library Services, Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2010. Washington, D.C.: Institute of Museum and Library Services, January 2013.  http://www.imls.gov/research/public_libraries_in_the_us_fy_2010_report.aspx

Kalb, Loretta, and Diana Lambert, “Once-Banned Stephen King Book Will Remain in Rocklin High Library, District Decides.” Report Card blog, Sacramento (Calif.) Bee, November 2, 2012. http://blogs.sacbee.com/report-card/2012/11/rocklin-district-makes-decision-on-ban-of-stephen-king-book.html

Landgraf, Greg, “Library Design Showcase 2012.” American Libraries, March 8, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/librarydesign12

New Orleans Public Library, “Southern Culinary Legacy Finds a Home in New Orleans: SoFAB CookBook Collection Will Be Housed at New Orleans Public Library.” Press release, December 16, 2009. http://nutrias.org/~nopl/programming/01_09/sofabpr.pdf

Office for Intellectual Freedom (ALA), Libraries and the Internet Toolkit. Chicago: Office for Intellectual Freedom, 2012. http://www.ifmanual.org/sites/default/files/Libraries and the Internet Toolkit Oct 2012 revised.pdf

Plummer, Sara, “Library Case Worker to Help Homeless.” Tulsa (Okla.) World, January 14, 2013. http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20130114_11_A11_Acasew781422

Rainie, Lee, and Maeve Duggan, “E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, December 27, 2012. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/12/27/e-book-reading-jumps-print-book-reading-declines/

Reed, Sally Gardner, emailed comments.

Schwartz, Meredith, “Update: Louisiana Eliminates State Aid to Public Libraries.” Library Journal, June 28, 2012. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/06/funding/louisiana-eliminates-state-library-funding/

Smith, Sonia, “Big-Box Store Has New Life As an Airy Public Library.” New York Times, September 1, 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/us/former-walmart-in-mcallen-is-now-an-airy-public-library.html?pageswanted=all

Sullivan, Maureen, “An Open Letter to America’s Publishers.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, September 24, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/open-letter-america-s-publishers

Walker, Judy, “New Orleans Will Have Largest Culinary Library in the South.” New Orleans Times-Picayune, July 18, 2012. http://www.nola.com/food/index.ssf/2012/07/new_orleans_will_have_largest.html

 

3. Public Libraries

American Library Association, “ALA President Welcomes New Pew Report on ‘Library Services in the Digital Age.’” Press release, January 22, 2013. http://www.ala.org/news/2013/01/ala-president-welcomes-new-pew-report-library-services-digital-age

American Library Association–Allied Professional Association, 2012 ALA-APA Salary Survey, Librarian—Public and Academic. Chicago: ALA–APA, 2012. Press release at http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/ala/survey-results-indicate-salaries-librarians-2012-flat-and-some-cases-lower

Digital Public Library of America. http://dp.la

Europeana. http://www.europeana.eu

Goldberg, Beverly, and Jordan Brandes, “Libraries Fare Well Overall at the Ballot Box.” American Libraries, November 14, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/11142012/libraries-fare-well-overall-ballot-box

Hoffman, Judy, John Carlo Bertot, and Denise M. Davis, Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2011–2012. Summer 2012 digital supplement to American Libraries magazine, http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/archives/issue/summer-2012-digital-supplement-0  The report also includes state-by-state analysis of public library technology resources and interviews with library directors and staff in Georgia and Idaho.

Institute of Museum and Library Services, Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2010. Washington, D.C.: Institute of Museum and Library Services, January 2013.  http://www.imls.gov/research/public_libraries_in_the_us_fy_2010_report.aspx

Miller, Carolyn, Kristen Purcell, and Lee Rainie, “Reading Habits in Different Communities.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, December 20, 2012. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/12/20/reading-habits-in-different-communities/

National Endowment for the Humanities, “National Endowment for the Humanities Announces Award to Build ‘Library of the Future.’” Press release, July 26, 2012. http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2012-07-26-0

Pew Internet and American Life Project, “Library Services in the Digital Age.” Press release, January 22, 2013. http://www.pewinternet.org/Press-Releases/2013/Library-Services.aspx

Public Library Association (ALA), Public Library Data Service Statistical Report. Annual statistical survey of U.S. public libraries. Chicago: Public Library Association. http://www.ala.org/pla/publications/plds

Zickuhr, Kathryn, Lee Rainie, and Kristen Purcell, “Library Services in the Digital Age.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, January 22, 2013. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2013/01/22/library-services/

 

4. Ebooks and Copyright Issues

Albanese, Andrew, “Google Scanning Is Fair Use Says Judge.” Publishers Weekly, October 11, 2012. http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/54321-in-hathitrust-ruling-judge-says-google-scanning-is-fair-use.html

American Libraries, “E-Content: The Digital Dialogue.” May/June 2012 digital supplement. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/archives/issue/e-content-digital-supplement-mayjune-2012

———, “E-Content: Uploading New Connections.” January/February 2012 digital supplement. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/archives/issue/januaryfebruary-2012-ebooks-supplement

American Library Association, “ALA President Responds to New Pew Report on ‘Libraries, Patrons and Ebooks.’” Press release, June 22, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/2012/06/ala-president-responds-new-pew-report-libraries-patrons-and-e-books

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Bizzle, Ben, emailed comments.

Bustillo, Miguel, “Library That Holds No Books.” Wall Street Journal, February 6, 2013. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324761004578286253988145208.html

Clark, Larra, “Penguin Revisits Library Pilot Terms.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, March 27, 2013. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/penguin-revisits-library-pilot-terms

Crawford, Walt, emailed comments.

Digital Content and Libraries Working Group (ALA), “ALA Releases ‘Ebook Business Models for Public Libraries.’” E-Content blog, American Libraries, August 8, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/ala-releases-ebook-business-models-public-libraries

Enis, Matt, “Califa, DCL, Open Library Make Commitments to Smashwords’ Library Direct.” The Digital Shift blog, Library Journal, August 9, 2012. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/08/ebooks/califa-dcl-open-library-make-commitments-to-smashwords-library-direct/

Goldberg, Beverly, “This Just In: ALA Decries Hachette’s 104% Library Ebook Price Increase (Corrected).” E-Content blog, American Libraries, September 14, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/just-ala-decries-hachette-s-104-library-ebook-price-increase-corrected

Harris, Christopher, “Digital Content Working Group Tip Sheet: DRM.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, July 10, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/digital-content-working-group-tip-sheet-drm

———, “Penguin Reaffirms Support for ALA; Spurns OverDrive.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, February 10, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/penguin-reaffirms-support-ala-spurns-overdrive

———, “Remember Back When . . . HarperCollins Edition (Brought to You by Penguin).” E-Content blog, American Libraries, November 12, 2012. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/remember-back-when-harpercollins-edition-brought-you-penguin

———, “Simon & Schuster Ebooks Can’t Resist Persistent Iowans.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, December 18, 2012. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/simon-schuster-ebooks-can-t-resist-persistent-iowans

———, “Webooks: A Novel Plan for Cooperative Ebook Purchasing.” The Digital Shift blog, School Library Journal, February 14, 2013. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/02/opinion/the-next-big-thing/ebook-crowdsourcing-an-award-winning-plan-for-cooperative-purchasing-the-next-big-thing/

Hurtado, Patricia, “E-Book Publishers, States’ $69 Million Accord Approved.” Bloomberg.com, September 14, 2012. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-14/u-s-judge-approves-69-million-digital-book-accord-with-states.html

Inouye, Alan S., emailed comments.

———, “On the Road for Ebooks: How ALA Advocated This Fall.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, January 3, 2013. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/road-ebooks-how-ala-advocated-fall

Iowa Center for the Book, “Simon & Schuster Agrees to Sell AIR 2013 eBook Edition to Libraries.” Press release, December 2012. http://www.iowacenterforthebook.org/archive/icb13/february/simon-schuster-agrees-to-sell-air-2013-ebook-edition-to-libraries

Kelley, Michael, “Douglas County Libraries Strikes New Deals with Publishers to Own Ebooks.” The Digital Shift blog, Library Journal, October 27, 2011. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2011/10/ebooks/douglas-county-libraries-strikes-new-deals-with-publishers-to-own-ebooks/

LaRue, Jamie, and Christopher Harris, “Libraries Can’t Buy Many of Amazon’s Ebook Hits: January 2013 Ebook Report from DCL.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, January 4, 2013. http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/libraries-can-t-buy-many-amazon-s-ebook-hits-january-2013-ebook-report-dcl

National Public Radio, The Diane Rehm Show. August 28, 2012. http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2012-08-28/e-books-and-libraries

New York Public Library, “Penguin Group (USA) Launches Library Lending Pilot Program.” Press release, June 21, 2012. http://www.nypl.org/press/press-release/2012/06/21/penguin-group-usa-launches-library-lending-pilot-program

Rainie, Lee, and Maeve Duggan, “E-book Reading Jumps; Print Book Reading Declines.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, December 27, 2012. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/12/27/e-book-reading-jumps-print-book-reading-declines/

Rainie, Lee, Kathryn Zickuhr, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden, and Joanna Brenner, “The Rise of E-reading.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, April 4, 2012. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/04/04/the-rise-of-e-reading/

Raphael, Molly, “Ebook Talks: The Details.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, February 8, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/ebook-talks-details

Russell, Carrie, Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and Educators. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2012.

Sullivan, Maureen, “An Open Letter to America’s Publishers from ALA President Maureen Sullivan.” Press release, American Library Association, September 28, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/2012/09/open-letter-america%E2%80%99s-publishers-ala-president-maureen-sullivan

Vinjamuri, David, “The Wrong War over eBooks: Publishers vs. Libraries.” Forbes, December 11, 2012. http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidvinjamuri/2012/12/11/the-wrong-war-over-ebooks-publishers-vs-libraries/

Williams, Corey, “AAP and Google Settle . . . Questions Remain.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, October 4, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/10/aap-and-google-settle-questions-remain/

———, PIPA, SOPA and the OPEN Act: Quick Reference Guide. Washington, D.C.: ALA Office of Government Relations, January 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/ALA_pipasopaopen_ref_guide.pdf

Wright, Jazzy, “How Kansans Made Ebook Inequity Go Viral on Facebook.” E-Content blog, American Libraries, December 18, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content/how-kansans-made-ebook-inequity-go-viral-facebook

———, “Library Copyright Alliance: Kirtsaeng Case Threatens Library Lending.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, July 6, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/07/library-copyright-alliance-kirtsaeng-case-threatens-library-lending

———, “Today: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Libraries, Consumer Rights.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, March 19, 2013. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2013/03/today-supreme-court-rules-in-favor-of-libraries-consumer-rights/

Zickuhr, Kathryn, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden, and Joanna Brenner, “Libraries, Patrons, and E-books.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, June 22, 2012. http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/06/22/libraries-patrons-and-e-books/

 

5. School Libraries

American Association of School Librarians (ALA), School Libraries Count! National Longitudinal Survey of School Library Programs. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians, 2012.  http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2012/AASL-SLC-2012-WEB.pdf

———, School Libraries Count! Supplemental Report on Filtering. Chicago: American Association of School Librarians, 2012. http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2012/AASL-SLC-filtering-2012-WEB.pdf

American Library Association, “The 2012–2013 Special Presidential Task Force on School Libraries.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/schoolibrarytaskforce

Barack, Lauren, “School Library Thrives after Ditching Print Collection.” The Digital Shift blog, School Library Journal, January 8, 2013. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/01/k-12/school-library-thrives-after-ditching-print-collection/

“Education Chief Wants Textbooks to Go Digital.” eSchool News, October 3, 2012. http://www.eschoolnews.com/2012/10/03/education-chief-wants-textbooks-to-go-digital/

Harvey II, Carl, “What You Can Do to Support School Libraries in Crisis.” Libraries in Crisis blog, The Huffington Post, December 8, 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carl-harvey-ii/post_2725_b_1136618.html

 

Khadaroo, Stacy Teicher, “‘Fiscal Cliff’: With Cuts of $4 Billion Looming, Educators Sound Alarm.” Christian Science Monitor, November 15, 2012. http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2012/1115/Fiscal-cliff-With-cuts-of-4-billion-looming-educators-sound-alarm

Lederman, Josh, “Arne Duncan Calls for Textbooks to Become Obsolete in Favor of Digital.” The Huffington Post, October 2, 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/02/education-chief-wants-tex_0_n_1933469.html

Maatta, Stephanie L., “Placements and Salaries 2012: Types of Placements.” Library Journal, October 15, 2012. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/10/placements-and-salaries/2012-survey/types-of-placements/

Mayer, Brian, emailed comments, Dec. 13, 2012.

———, Libraries Got Game: Aligned Learning through Modern Board Games. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2010.

National Center for Education Statistics, Public Elementary and Secondary School Student Enrollment and Staff Counts from the Common Core of Data. Reports for 2007–2012. http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pub_snf_report.asp

Palfrey, John, “The DPLA and School Libraries: Partners Focused on Digital-Era Learners.” The Digital Shift blog, School Library Journal, January 22, 2013. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/01/digital-libraries/the-dpla-and-school-libraries-partners-focused-on-digital-era-learners/

Purcell, Kristen, et al., “How Teens Do Research in the Digital World.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, November 1, 2012. http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Student-Research.aspx

Severson, Marc, “And Here’s Your Bonus, a Pink Slip!” ReTired Tucson Teacher blog, Tucson (Ariz.) Citizen, March 3, 2013. http://tucsoncitizen.com/tired-tucson-teacher/2013/03/03/and-heres-your-bonus-a-pink-slip/

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology, Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology; National Education Technology Plan 2010. Alexandria, Va.: U.S. Department of Education, November 2010. http://www.ed.gov/sites/default/files/netp2010.pdf

 

6. Academic Libraries

American Library Association–Allied Professional Association, 2012 ALA-APA Salary Survey, Librarian—Public and Academic. Chicago: ALA–APA, 2012. Press release at http://www.ala.org/news/2012/08/survey-results-indicate-salaries-librarians-2012-flat-and-some-cases-lower

Association of College and Research Libraries (ALA), “2012 ACRL Membership Survey: Final Report.” Prepared by Mary Jane Petrowski and Avenue M Group, November 19, 2012. Located in the ACRL group of ALA Connect, http://connect.ala.org

———, Research and Planning Committee, “2012 Top Ten Trends in Academic Libraries: A Review of the Trends and Issues Affecting Academic Libraries in Higher Education.” College & Research Libraries News 73, no. 6 (June 2012): 311–320. http://crln.acrl.org/content/73/6/311.full

Attis, David, “Redefining the Academic Library: Managing the Migration to Digital Information Services.” Paper 1 of Looking Forward: Re-Imagining the Academic Library’s Role in Teaching, Learning, and Research. Washington, D.C.: Education Advisory Board, March 1, 2013. http://digitalcommons.mcmaster.ca/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=lookingforward

Cornell University Library, “Cornell and Columbia Libraries to Build a Joint Technical Infrastructure.” Press release, January 16, 2013. http://communications.library.cornell.edu/news/130116/2cul

Dahlstrom, Eden, ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2012. Educause Center for Applied Research, September 2012. http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERS1208/ERS1208.pdf

Gunnels, Claire B., Susan E. Green, and Patricia M. Butler, “Joint Libraries: Models That Work.” American Libraries, October 3, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/10032012/joint-libraries-models-work

Head, Alison J., Learning Curve: How College Graduates Solve Information Problems Once They Join the Work Force. Project Information Literacy Research Report, October 16, 2012. http://projectinfolit.org/pdfs/PIL_fall2012_workplaceStudy_FullReport.pdf

Heidorn, P. Bryan, “The Emerging Role of Libraries in Data Curation and E-Science.” Journal of Library Administration 51 (October 4, 2011): 662–672.

Jaschik, Scott, “A New (Kind of) Scholarly Press.” Inside Higher Ed, December 6, 2012. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/12/06/amherst-college-launches-open-access-scholarly-press

Kelderman, Eric, “Accreditation Actions Increased during Financial Downturn,” Bottom Line blog, Chronicle of Higher Education, December 18, 2012. http://chronicle.com/blogs/bottomline/accreditation-actions-increased-during-financial-downturn/

Library Copyright Alliance, “Comments of the Library Copyright Alliance on the Provisional Working Document Containing Comments on and Textual Suggestions towards an Appropriate International Legal Instrument (in Whatever Form) on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives.” July 9, 2012. http://www.librarycopyrightalliance.org/bm~doc/wipolibraryexceptions09july12.pdf

———, “Library Copyright Alliance Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley—Total Victory for Libraries and Their Users.” March 19, 2013. http://www.librarycopyrightalliance.org/bm~doc/lca-statement-on-scotus-decision-kirtsaeng-v-wiley-ltrhd.pdf

———, “Statement of the Library Copyright Alliance on Limitations and Exceptions.” July 25, 2012. http://www.librarycopyrightalliance.org/bm~doc/lca_wipo-limitexept25jul12.pdf

Maatta, Stephanie L., “Placements and Salaries 2012: Types of Placements.” Library Journal, October 15, 2012. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/10/placements-and-salaries/2012-survey/types-of-placements/

National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics 2009 and Digest of Education Statistics 2010. U.S. Department of Education, 2009 and 2010. http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010013.pdf (2010) and http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011015.pdf (2009).

Pryor, John H., et al. The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2011. Higher Education Research Institute, University of California at Los Angeles, 2012. http://heri.ucla.edu/PDFs/pubs/TFS/Norms/Monographs/TheAmericanFreshman2011.pdf

Schwartz, Meredith, “Princeton Review Student Survey Ranks College Libraries.” Library Journal, August 22, 2012. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/08/academic-libraries/princeton-review-student-survey-ranks-college-libraries/

Schwieder, David, and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, “NCES Datasets and Library Value: An Exploratory Study of the 2008 Data.” Presentation, Library Assessment Conference, Charlottesville, Va., October 31, 2012. http://libraryassessment.org/bm~doc/Schwieder_David_2012.pdf

Tenopir, Carol, Ben Birch, and Suzie Allard, “Academic Libraries and Research Data Services: Current Practices and Plans for the Future,” Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/publications/whitepapers/Tenopir_Birch_Allard.pdf

 

7. Social Networking

American Libraries, Pinterest boards. http://pinterest.com/amlibraries/

Anderson, Janna, and Lee Rainie, “The Future of Gamification.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, May 18, 2012. http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2012/Future-of-Gamification.aspx

Aplin, Susan M. W., “Using Technology to Connect Public Libraries and Teens.” San José State University, School of Library and Information Science, SLIS Student Research Journal 2, no. 2 (January 8, 2013). http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1098&context=slissrj

Bizzle, Ben, emailed comments.

Crawford, Walt, emailed comments, December 12, 2012.

Dunn, Jeff, “20 Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest Right Now.” edudemic, March 13, 2012. http://edudemic.com/2012/03/20-ways-libraries-are-using-pinterest-right-now/

Gutsche, Betha, Competency Index for the Library Field. Compiled by WebJunction. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC, 2009. http://www.webjunction.org/resources/WebJunction/Documents/webjunction/Competency Index for Library Field.pdf

Hill, Rebecca, “The World of Multitasking Teens: How Library Programming Is Changing to Meet These Needs.” Young Adult Library Services 8, no. 4 (Summer 2010): 33–36.

Hughes-Hassell, Sandra, and Erika Thickman Miller, “Public Library Websites for Young Adults: Meeting the Needs of Today’s Teens Online.” Library and Information Science Research 25 (2003): 143–156.

LaFrance, Adrienne, “Library of Congress Has Archive of Tweets, But No Plan for Its Public Display.” Washington Post, January 3, 2013. http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/library-of-congress-has-archive-of-tweets-but-no-plan-for-its-public-display/2013/01/03/e4db1c24-55d4-11e2-bf3e-76c0a789346f_story.html

Lenhart, Amanda, “Teens, Mobile and Games.” Presentation to the Federal Trade Commission, Pew Internet and American Life Project, May 28, 2009. http://pewinternet.org/Presentations/2009/28--Teens-Mobile-Phones-and-Video-Gaming.aspx

Mayer, Brian, emailed comments, December 13, 2012.

Peowski, Laura, “Where Are All the Teens? Engaging and Empowering Them Online.” Young Adult Library Services 8, no. 2 (Winter 2010): 26–30.

Syracuse University School of Information Studies, “Because Play Matters” website. http://ischool.syr.edu/research/researchcenters/bpm.aspx

Wikipedia, “Pinterest.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinterest

 

8. Library Construction and Renovation

Fox, Bette-Lee, “Library Construction Update: New and Renovated Buildings, 08/13/12.” Library Journal, August 13, 2012. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/08/buildings/library-construction-update-new-and-renovated-buildings-081312/

Henderson, Jane, “Restored Central Library Mixes Old and New in Downtown St. Louis.” St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch, December 9, 2012. http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/restored-central-library-mixes-old-and-new-in-downtown-st/article_f0c0d2d0-3075-5b5b-8d66-a794a54463f2.html

Landgraf, Greg, “From Barn to Bibliothek, a Library Emerges from History.” BoingBoing LibraryLab, March 26, 2012. http://boingboing.net/2012/03/26/from-barn-to-bibliothek-a-lib.html

———, “Library Design Showcase 2012.” American Libraries, March 8–14, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/librarydesign12

———, “Reused Libraries Rejuvenate Communities.” At Your Library, the Campaign for America’s Libraries. http://atyourlibrary.org/culture/reused-libraries-rejuvenate-communities

Ledden, Stacie, “The Economics of Anythink: A Library’s Revitalization Has Direct Fiscal Benefits for its Community.” American Libraries, May 1, 2012. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/features/05012012/economics-anythink

Smith, Sonia, “Big-Box Store Has New Life as an Airy Public Library.” New York Times, September 1, 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/us/former-walmart-in-mcallen-is-now-an-airy-public-library.html

 

9. Outreach and Diversity

American Library Association, “American Library Association Releases New Data to Update Diversity Counts Report.” Press release, September 28, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/2012/09/american-library-association-releases-new-data-update-diversity-counts-report

———, Office for Diversity. “ALA Annual Diversity Research Grant program.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/diversity/diversityresearchstatistics/diversityresearch

———, “Discovering Librarianship: The Future Is Overdue.” http://www.ala.org/offices/diversity/imls

———, “Diversity Counts, 2009–2010 Update.” http://www.ala.org/offices/diversity/diversitycounts/divcounts

———, “Spectrum Scholarship Program.” http://www.ala.org/offices/diversity/spectrum

———, “Technology Transforms Communities.” http://www.ala.org/offices/technology-transforms-communities

Association of College and Research Libraries (ALA), “Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries (2012).” October 31, 2012. http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/diversity

Institute of Museum and Library Services, “Public Libraries in the United States Survey.” http://www.imls.gov/research/public_libraries_in_the_united_states_survey.aspx

National Center for Education Statistics, Library Statistics Program. http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/libraries/

U.S. Census Bureau, “American Community Survey (Comparing 2010 American Community Survey Data).” http://www.census.gov/acs/www/guidance_for_data_users/comparing_2010/

 

10. Washington Scene

“ALA, Mobile Commons Facilitate Library Advocacy.” The Digital Shift blog, Library Journal, May 10, 2012. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/05/mobile/ala-mobile-commons-facilitate-library-advocacy/

American Library Association, Washington Office.

Broom, Jack, “Former Seattle Librarian Says Federal Cuts to Hit Museums, Libraries.” Seattle (Wash.) Times, March 4, 2012. http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2020485567_storycorpsvisitxml.html

Enis, Matt, “Sequester Will Force Tech Investment Cutbacks at GPO, IMLS.” The Digital Shift blog, Library Journal, February 27, 2013. http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/02/publishing/sequester-will-force-tech-investment-cutbacks-at-gpo/

Hicks, Josh, “Legislative Branch Prepares for Spending Cuts.” Washington Post, February 24, 2013. http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-02-24/politics/37276098_1_furloughs-budget-cuts-legislative-branch-agencies

Kratz, Jeffrey, “U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards for Innovative Approaches to Literacy.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, October 1, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/10/u-s-department-of-education-announces-awards-for-innovative-approaches-to-literacy/

McGilvray, Jessica, “Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Statistical Abstract.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, September 4, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/09/lifetime-achievement-award-presented-to-statistical-abstract/

———, “Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) Named 2012 James Madison Award Recipient.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, March 19, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/03/rep-zoe-lofgren-d-ca-named-2012-james-madison-award-recipient/

Wikipedia, “E-Rate.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-Rate

Wright, Jazzy, “ALA Advocates for Library Broadband Funding.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, July 13, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/07/ala-advocates-for-library-broadband-funding/

———, “ALA President, Secretary Hillary Clinton Sign ‘Declaration of Learning.’” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, January 30, 2013. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2013/01/ala-president-secretary-hilary-clinton-sign-declaration-of-learning/

———, “American Library Association Honors Kentucky Advocate.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, April 26, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/04/american-library-association-honors-kentucky-advocate/

———, “Library Advocates Gathered in Washington for 38th Annual National Library Legislative Day.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, April 26, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/04/library-advocates-gathered-in-washington-for-38th-annual-national-library-legislative-day/

———, “U.S. Senator Jack Reed Receives Honorary Membership to the American Library Association.” District Dispatch blog, ALA Washington Office, April 26, 2012. http://www.districtdispatch.org/2012/04/u-s-senator-jack-reed-receives-honorary-membership-to-the-american-library-association/

 

11. Intellectual Freedom

American Library Association, “ALA Resolution Opposing Restriction to Materials and Open Inquiry in Arizona Ethnic and Cultural Studies Programs.” Press release, January 31, 2012. http://www.ala.org/news/2012/01/ala-resolution-opposing-restriction-materials-and-open-inquiry-arizona-ethnic-and-cultural

———, Office for Intellectual Freedom. “Bill Moyers for the Banned Books Virtual Read-Out.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/celebrating-banned-books-week/readoutvideos

———. “Libraries and the Internet Toolkit.” http://www.ala.org/offices/oif/iftoolkits/litoolkit/default

———. “Timeline: 30 Years of Liberating Literature.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/frequentlychallenged/timeline30-years-liberating-literature

“At Libraries, 50 Shades of Controversy.” NBC Nightly News, May 23, 2012. http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/47543142#47543142

“Censorship Organization Condemns Brevard Library Ban of Fifty Shades of Grey.Brevard (Fla.) Times, May 13, 2012. http://news.brevardtimes.com/2012/05/censorship-organization-condemns.html

Goldberg, Beverly, “Utah Suit Restores Access to In Our Mothers’ House.American Libraries, March 6, 2013. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/03062013/utah-suit-restores-access-our-mothers-house

Haq, Husna, “Slaughterhouse Five Ban Is Reversed—Sort of—at a Missouri School.” Christian Science Monitor, September 21, 2011. http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2011/0921/Slaughterhouse-Five-ban-is-reversed-sort-of-at-a-Missouri-school

Henderson, Jane, “Brentwood Library Board Unanimous: Challenged Book Stays.” Book Blog, St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch, October 25, 2012. http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/book-blog/brentwood-library-board-unanimous-challenged-book-stays/article_b6e1c9a6-2eba-564c-a928-c0b9abbcadd7.html

Kalb, Loretta, and Diana Lambert, “Once-Banned Stephen King Book Will Remain in Rocklin High Library, District Decides.” Report Card blog, Sacramento (Calif.) Bee, November 2, 2012. http://blogs.sacbee.com/report-card/2012/11/rocklin-district-makes-decision-on-ban-of-stephen-king-book.html

McGonnigal, Jamie, “School Board Bans Kid’s Book for Mention of Gay Families.” Gay Voices blog, The Huffington Post, June 6, 2012. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-mcgonnigal/school-board-bans-kids-bo_b_1569671.html

News Know-how. http://www.newsknowhow.org/

Ontiveros, Roberto, “Books Abound inside SWU’s Librotraficante-Founded Library.” San Antonio (Tex,) Current, May 9, 2012. http://sacurrent.com/arts/visualart/books-abound-inside-swu-39-s-librotraficante-founded-library-1.1312261

Privacy Revolution, “Welcome to Choose Privacy Week!” http://www.privacyrevolution.org/index.php/privacy_week/

Rhen, Brad, “Petition Seeks Return of Dirty Cowboy.Lebanon (Pa.) Daily News, May 8, 2012.  http://www.ldnews.com/ci_20557194/petition-seeks-return-dirty-cowboy

Rights Working Group, “Vanishing Liberties: The Rise of State Surveillance in the Digital Age.” May 16, 2012. http://www.rightsworkinggroup.org/content/vanishing-liberties-rise-state-surveillance-digital-age

Sullivan, Kate, “Man to Construct, Live in ‘Prison’ of Books within Vonnegut Library during Banned Books Week.” New York Daily News, August 16, 2012. http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/pageviews/2012/08/man-to-construct-live-in-‘prison’-of-books-within-vonnegut-library-during-banned-b

 

 

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