Research & Statistics Resources
Do you have questions about libraries and librarians? The Office for Research and Statistics (ORS) and the American Library Association (ALA) maintains a number of statistical and informational resources to help you understand libraries and librarianship in context.
This section of the American Library Association's website includes:
ALA Initiatives - links to major research initiatives, including the current Digital Inclusion Study and Membership Survey.
Libraries Matter - Making the case about library impact is important when supporting libraries to community members and stakeholders. The site includes links to and bibliographic information of studies that show the economic, educational and social impact of libraries.
Librarianship & Library Staff Statistics - Links to the American Library Association's resources on salaries and staffing.
LARKS (Librarian and Researcher Knowledge Space), the new site by ORS with tools to help library researchers with tips, resources and helpful tools - for beginners and experienced researchers.
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Reminder to Public Libraries: Please take the Digital Inclusion Survey by November 22, 2014. t.co/TVyGyB5WSM
Public libraries - this year's Digital Inclusion Survey is now open: t.co/DHVkey15At Spread the word, and take the survey!
Have you checked out LARKS, ALA's researcher resource, yet? t.co/VdQJDQkgKZ If so, what do you think? If not, take a look!