Wyoming

Wyoming Library Computer/Internet Service Data vs. Overall U.S. Library Computer/Internet Service Data
Computer/Internet Service Data Service Detail Wyoming Statistics U.S. Statistics
EXPENDITURES (system data)
Total operating expenditures per capita*  
$52.92
$36.14
ACCESS (library outlet/branch data)
Hours decreased since last fiscal year  
16.2%
15.9%
CONNECTIVITY (library outlet/branch data)
Library offer only free access to computers/Internet in their communities  
56.0%
64.5%
Average number of computers  
11.8
16.0
Always sufficient computers available  
21.6%
23.8%
Use of public Internet workstations increased since last year  
59.5%
69.8%
Maximum Internet connection speed Less than 1.5Mbps
24.5%
12.0%
1.5Mbps
27.5%
22.7%
1.6-10Mbps
31.8%
35.4%
Greater than 10Mbps
15.9%
24.9%
Always adequate connection speed  
57.7%
54.6%
Wireless availability  
84.5%
85.7%
INTERNET SERVICES (library outlet/branch data) Licensed databases
100.0%
99.8%
Homework resources
81.9%
87.0%
Digital/virtual reference
72.3%
66.9%
e-books
54.5%
67.2%
Audio content
98.6%
82.8%
Library offers IT training to patrons  
78.5%
87.3%
E-government: Staff provide assistance to patrons to understand how to access and use e-government Web sites
92.3%
89.7%
Jobs services: Library  provides access to jobs databases and other job opportunity resources 
94.4%
90.9%
  helps patrons complete online job applications 
68.1%
71.9%

*Institute of Museum and Library Services. Public Libraries Survey: Fiscal Year 2008. Washington, DC: IMLS, 2010.

SourcePublic Library Funding & Technology Access Study. Other state data are available.