Posted by: bluesyemre | April 15, 2014

State of America’s Libraries Report 2014 by American Library Association

State of America's Libraries Report 2014, American Libraries Magazine digital supplement

  • Libraries continue to transform to meet society’s changing needs, and more than 90 percent of the respondents in an independent national survey said that libraries are important to the community. But school libraries continue to feel the combined pressures of recession-driven financial tightening and federal neglect, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, and school libraries in some districts and some states still face elimination or de-professionalization of their programs. These and other library trends of the past year are detailed in the American Library Association’s 2014 State of America’s Libraries report, released today during National Library Week, April 13– 19.

Full Report: http://j.mp/1iSAGCs

Zmags version: http://j.mp/RluH2W


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