American libraries are buffeted by cross currents. Citizens believe that libraries are important community institutions and profess interest in libraries offering a range of new
This article by S.E. Smith appears in The Week: Forbes contributor Tim Worstall wants us to close public libraries and buy everyone an AmazonKindle with an unlimited subscription. “Why wouldn’t
This study was commissioned by the Americans for Libraries Council as part of their larger program, “Building Knowledge for Library Advocacy”. This study, published in
The study was commissioned by the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) in January 2007 and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Geraldine R.
This study was conducted by the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University in December 2005. The study was initiated the Urban Libraries Council and