Libraries Matter: Impact Research
Libraries Matter is a listing of studies that are useful in making the case about the value of libraries to community members and other stakeholders. The annotated list includes studies that show the economic, educational and social value of libraries. The links include bibliographic information to assist in locating the full reports. Contact the ALA Office for Research & Statistics for more information.
Libraries are open to all and create a common bond to all living in a community.
Libraries are important for early literacy and partnering with all levels of education.