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The State of America's Libraries
Macey Morales
Manager, ALA Media Relations

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Executive Summary

Library use grows among adults, children and students

Reasons for using the library vary by age, race

Public libraries provide vital Internet access

Public libraries are a good investment

Libraries boost economic development

Librarians win praise for hurricane relief efforts

Funding problems persist for school library media centers

Federal support for libraries: good news, bad news

Public and academic librarian salaries rise

ALA news: articulating librarians' needs

Scholarships awarded to 69 prospective minority librarians

New public libraries are still in demand

Internet notes: Social networks meet DOPA

Making better use of E-rate discounts

A two-tiered Internet?

Google marches on

Concessions won on PATRIOT Act renewal

Challenges now arrive by the bushel

Feedback and contact information


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2007 online State of America's Libraries Report