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Executive Summary

American Library Association. “The Libraries Transform Campaign.” http://www.ilovelibraries.org/librariestransform/#because

American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation. Accreditation Process, Policies, and Procedures (AP3). 4th ed. Chicago: ALA, June 2015. http://www.ala.org/accreditedprograms/standards/AP3

------------------. Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies. Approved by ALA Council, February 2, 2015. http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/sites/ala.org.educationcareers/files/content/standards/Standards_2015_adopted_02-02-15.pdf

American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Committee. “Library Privacy Guidelines for E-book Lending and Digital Content Vendors.” Adopted by the IFC, June 29, 2015. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/library-privacy-guidelines-e-book-lending-and-digital-content-vendors

Association of College and Research Libraries. “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success.” http://www.ala.org/acrl/AiA

Association of College and Research Libraries, Research Planning and Review Committee. “Environmental Scan 2013.” April 2013. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/publications/whitepapers/EnvironmentalScan13.pdf

Harris Poll. “Adults Are More Likely to Believe There Are Books That Should Be Banned Than Movies, Television Shows, or Video Games.” Press release, July 8, 2015. http://www.theharrispoll.com/health-and-life/Censorship_2015.html

Jaschik, Scott, and Doug Lederman, eds. The 2016 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers. Washington, D.C.: Inside Higher Ed, 2016. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/survey/2016-inside-higher-ed-survey-chief-academic-officers

National Information Standards Organization. NISO Consensus Principles on Users’ Digital Privacy in Library, Publisher, and Software-Provider Systems. Baltimore, Md.: NISO, December 10, 2015. http://www.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/15863/NISO%20Consensus%20Principles%20on%20Users%92%20Digital%20Privacy.pdf

Project Tomorrow. Speak Up 2015 National Data Findings. Speak Up Congressional Briefing. Irvine, Calif.: Project Tomorrow, 2016. Forthcoming. http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_data_findings.html

US Congress. Senate. Every Student Succeeds Act. S. 1177. 114th Cong. (2015). https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1177/text

Introduction

American Association of School Librarians. “AASL Awarded IMLS Grant for Causal Research.” Press release, September 22, 2015. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/09/aasl-awarded-imls-grant-causal-research

American Library Association. “The Libraries Transform Campaign.” http://www.ilovelibraries.org/librariestransform/#because

American Library Association, Office for Information Technology Policy. “The E’s of Libraries.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/pp/e

Association of College and Research Libraries. “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success.” http://www.ala.org/acrl/AiA

Birnbaum, Matthew. “Outcome Based Evaluation Basics.” Washington, D.C.: Institute of Museum and Library Services. https://www.imls.gov/grants/outcome-based-evaluation/basics

Public Library Association. “Project Outcome: Measuring the True Impact of Public Libraries.” https://www.projectoutcome.org/

Academic Libraries

Allard, Suzie. “Placements & Salaries: Explore All the Data.” Library Journal, October 23, 2015. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/10/placements-and-salaries/2015-survey/explore-all-the-data-2015/

Association of College and Research Libraries. “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success.” http://www.ala.org/acrl/AiA

------------------. 2014 ACRL Trends and Statistics. 3 vols. Chicago: ACRL, 2015. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=11628

Association of College and Research Libraries, Research Planning and Review Committee. “Environmental Scan 2013.” April 2013. http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/publications/whitepapers/EnvironmentalScan13.pdf

Eagan, Kevin, et al. The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2015. Los Angeles: Higher Education Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, 2016. http://www.heri.ucla.edu/monographs/TheAmericanFreshman2015.pdf

Jaschik, Scott, and Doug Lederman, eds. The 2016 Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers. Washington, D.C.: Inside Higher Ed, 2016. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/survey/2016-inside-higher-ed-survey-chief-academic-officers

Library Journal Research and Gale Cengage Learning. Bridging the Librarian-Faculty Gap in the Academic Library, 2015. September 1, 2015. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/downloads/2015-bridging-the-librarian-faculty-gap-in-the-academic-library/

National Survey of Student Engagement. “2015 Topical Module: Experiences with Information Literacy.” http://nsse.indiana.edu/2015_institutional_report/pdf/Modules/NSSE15%20Module%20Summary-Experiences%20with%20Information%20Literacy.pdf

Princeton Review. “The Best 380 Colleges 2016 Edition Is Here.” 2016. http://www.princetonreview.com/college-rankings/best-colleges

School Libraries

Alexander, Linda B., Robert C. Smith, and James O. Carey. “Education Reform and the School Library Media Specialist.” Knowledge Quest 32, no. 2 (November/December 2003): 10–13.

American Association of School Librarians. “AASL Awarded IMLS Grant for Causal Research.” Press release, September 22, 2015. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/09/aasl-awarded-imls-grant-causal-research

------------------. “Learning Standards & Program Guidelines.” http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards

------------------. “Your Voice, Your Standards!” www.ala.org/aasl/standards/revision

American Library Association, Public Awareness Office. “AASL 17th National Conference & Exhibition Concludes after Providing School Librarians with Tools to Transform, Empower.” Press release, November 11, 2015. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/11/aasl-17th-national-conference-exhibition-concludes-after-providing-school

Church, Audrey Puckett. Elementary School Principals’ Perceptions of the Instructional Role of the School Library Media Specialist. Ph.D. dissertation, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Education. November 2007. http://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2100&context=etd

Coker, Elizabeth. Certified Teacher-Librarians, Library Quality and Student Achievement in Washington State Public Schools: The Washington State School Library Impact Study. Seattle: Washington Library Media Association, April 1, 2015. https://wala.memberclicks.net/assets/WLMA/Advocacy/wslitreport_final%20revised7_14_15.pdf

Gretes, Frances. School Library Impact Studies: A Review of Findings and Guide to Sources. Owings Mills, Md.: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, August 2013. http://www.baltimorelibraryproject.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2013/09/Library-Impact-Studies.pdf

Mardis, Marcia. “Editorial Board Releases Infographic on Standards and Guidelines Research to Date.” Knowledge Quest, January 25, 2016. http://knowledgequest.aasl.org/editorial-board-releases-infographic-standards-guidelines-research-date/

Project Tomorrow. The New Digital Learning Playbook: Understanding the Spectrum of Students’ Activities and Aspirations. Speak Up 2013 National Findings, K–12 Student. Irvine, Calif.: Project Tomorrow, April 2014. http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/SU13DigitalLearningPlaybook_StudentReport.html

------------------. “SpeakUp.” http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/index.html

------------------. Trends in Digital Learning: Students’ Views on Innovative Classroom Models. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.: Renaissance Learning, 2014. http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/2014_OnlineLearningReport.html

Renaissance Learning. What Kids Are Reading: And the Path to College and Careers. Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.: Renaissance Learning, 2016 ed. http://doc.renlearn.com/KMNet/R004101202GH426A.pdf

Public Libraries

Anthony, Carolyn. “Project Outcome: Looking Back, Looking Forward.” Public Libraries Online, January 20, 2016. http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2016/01/project-outcome-looking-back-looking-forward/

Public Library Association. “Performance Measurement.” http://www.ala.org/pla/performancemeasurement

------------------. “Performance Measurement Task Force.” http://www.ala.org/pla/about/committees/pla-tfpermea

------------------. “Project Outcome: Measuring the True Impact of Public Libraries.” https://www.projectoutcome.org/

Issues and Trends

American Library Association. “Internet Filtering: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.” Adopted by ALA Council, June 30, 2015. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/internet-filtering

------------------. “Labeling Systems: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.” Adopted by ALA Council, June 30, 2015. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretation/labeling-systems

------------------. “Libraries Transform.” http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/

------------------. “The Libraries Transform Campaign.” http://www.ilovelibraries.org/librariestransform/#because

------------------. “Libraries Transforming Communities.” http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/libraries-transforming-communities

------------------. “Ohio Library Council to Use Libraries Transform Campaign to Speak to State Legislators.” http://www.ilovelibraries.org/librariestransform/article/ohio-library-council-use-libraries-transform-campaign-speak-state-legislators

------------------. “Rating Systems: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.” Adopted by ALA Council, June 30, 2015. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill/interpretations/rating-systems

American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation. Accreditation Process, Policies, and Procedures (AP3). 4th ed. Chicago: ALA, June 2015. http://www.ala.org/accreditedprograms/standards/AP3

------------------. Standards for Accreditation of Master’s Programs in Library and Information Studies. Approved by ALA Council, February 2, 2015. http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/sites/ala.org.educationcareers/files/content/standards/Standards_2015_adopted_02-02-15.pdf

American Library Association, Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services. “The American Dream Starts @ your library.” http://www.ala.org/offices/olos/toolkits/americandream

American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom. “Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read.” http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek

------------------. A History of ALA Policy on Intellectual Freedom. Trina Magi and Martin Garnar, eds. Chicago: ALA, 2015. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=11364

------------------. Intellectual Freedom Manual, 9th ed. Trina Magi and Martin Garnar, eds. Chicago: ALA, 2015. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=11353

American Library Association, Office of Government Relations. “The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA).” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/federallegislation/cipa

American Library Association, Washington Office. Letter to US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell and US Department of Education Acting Secretary John King, January 4, 2016. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/sites/ala.org.advocacy/files/content/advleg/federallegislation/01-04-16%20ALA%20Comments%20on%20HHS%20DoE%20Draft%20Policy%20Statement.pdf

Association for Library Service to Children. “Babies Need Words Every Day: Talk, Read, Sing, Play.” http://www.ala.org/alsc/babiesneedword

Brewer, Bailey. “Libraries Transforming Communities: 10 Library District Cohorts Train to Listen and Connect.” American Libraries 46, nos. 1–2 (January/February 2015): 50–53. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2015/01/22/libraries-transforming-communities-2/

Garmer, Amy K. Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries. Washington, D.C.: Aspen Institute, October 2014. http://csreports.aspeninstitute.org/documents/AspenLibrariesReport.pdf

Harris Poll. “Adults Are More Likely to Believe There Are Books That Should Be Banned Than Movies, Television Shows, or Video Games.” Press release, July 8, 2015. http://www.theharrispoll.com/health-and-life/Censorship_2015.html

Kellogg, Carolyn. “Tennessee Mom Calls Henrietta Lacks Book ‘Pornographic,’ Seeks to Have It Banned in School.” Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2015. http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-is-henrietta-lacks-book-pornographic-20150908-story.html

Marcotte, Alison. “Columbus Public Library Gets Benched.” American Libraries Online, The Scoop, August 24, 2015. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/columbus-public-library-gets-benched/

------------------. “Hartford Public Library Builds, Strengthens Community-Police Relationships.” American Libraries Online, The Scoop, August 3, 2015. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs/the-scoop/hartford-public-library-builds-strengthens-community-police-relationships/

Murphy, Andrew. “Program Model: Have Your Voice Heard / Aural Literature / Controversy & Clarification.” Programming Librarian, July 21, 2015. http://www.programminglibrarian.org/programs/have-your-voice-heard-aural-literature-controversy-conversation

National Summer Learning Association. State of Summer Learning: 2015 State Policy Snapshot. Baltimore, Md.: NSLA, 2015. http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.summerlearning.org/resource/resmgr/Policy/NSLA_2015_State_Policy_Snaps.pdf

Niles Township (Ill.) High Schools. “Coming Together in Skokie & Niles Township Presents: Voices of Race.” Press release, January 2015. https://www.niles-hs.k12.il.us/announcements/coming-together-skokie-amp-niles-township-presents-voices-race

Public Library Association, and Association for Library Service to Children. “Every Child Ready to Read.” http://www.everychildreadytoread.org/

Rideout, Victoria. Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America. New York: Joan Ganz Cooney Center, January 2014. http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/jgcc_learningathome.pdf

Texas Woman’s University, School of Library and Information Studies. “‘I Love My Librarian’ Award Recipient: Courtney Kincaid.” Press release, March 16, 2016. http://www.twu.edu/slis/kincaid-award.asp

Thompson, Clive. “Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers.” Wired, September 2, 2014. http://www.wired.com/2014/09/makerspace/

Unger, Todd. “LGBT Children’s Books Debated at Hood County Library.” WFAA-TV, Dallas, July 1, 2015. http://legacy.wfaa.com/story/news/education/2015/06/30/lgbt-childrens-books-targeted-at-hood-county-library/29541745/

US Department of Health and Human Services, and US Department of Education. Draft Policy Statement on Family Engagement From the Early Years to the Early Grades. [2016]. https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/ecd/draft_hhs_ed_family_engagement.pdf

Watson, Andrea V. “At Englewood ‘Barbershop at the Library,’ Kids Get Haircuts, Peace of Mind.” DNAinfo Chicago, January 27, 2016. https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160127/englewood/at-englewood-barbershop-at-library-kids-get-haircuts-peace-of-mind

Young Adult Library Services Association. The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action. Chicago: YALSA, January 8, 2014. http://www.ala.org/yaforum/sites/ala.org.yaforum/files/content/YALSA_nationalforum_Final_web_0.pdf

National Issues and Trends

American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Committee. “Library Privacy Guidelines for E-book Lending and Digital Content Vendors.” Adopted by the IFC, June 29, 2015. http://www.ala.org/advocacy/library-privacy-guidelines-e-book-lending-and-digital-content-vendors

American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom. “ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom Announces Sponsorship of Let’s Encrypt Initiative.” Press release, September 15, 2015. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/09/alas-office-intellectual-freedom-announces-sponsorship-lets-encrypt

American Library Association, Office of Government Relations. “Key Library Legislative Issues in the 114th Congress.” http://www.districtdispatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Key-Library-Priorities-and-Stats-114th-Cong-REV-061515.pdf

------------------. “Library Funding Legislation.” http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/federallegislation/libraryfunding/leg

National Information Standards Organization. NISO Consensus Principles on Users’ Digital Privacy in Library, Publisher, and Software-Provider Systems. Baltimore, Md.: NISO, December 10, 2015. http://www.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/15863/NISO%20Consensus%20Principles%20on%20Users%92%20Digital%20Privacy.pdf

US Congress. Senate. Every Student Succeeds Act. S. 1177. 114th Cong. (2015). https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/1177/text

US Department of Education. “Innovative Approaches to Literacy Program.” http://www2.ed.gov/programs/innovapproaches-literacy/index.html