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Office for Research and Statistics

Office for Research and Statistics

 

The Office for Research and Statistics provides leadership and expert advice to ALA staff, members, and public on all matters related to research and statistics about libraries and librarians; represents the Association to federal agencies on these issues; and initiates projects needed to expand the knowledge base of the field through research and the collection of useful statistics. Related materials can be found under Record Group 14 at the ALA Archives.

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Recent Submissions

  • Clark, Larra; Perry, Karen Archer (2015-12)
    A summary of presentations, discussions and related resources from After Access: Libraries & Digital Empowerment Summit held on June 25, 2015, at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.
  • Hoffman, Judy; Bertot, John Carlo; Davis, Denise M. (2012-06)
    Assesses public access to computers, the Internet, and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, and the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology deployment, and sustainability.
  • Hoffman, Judy; Bertot, John Carlo; Davis, Denise M.; Clark, Larra (2011-06)
    Assesses public access to computers, the Internet, and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, and the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology deployment, and sustainability.
  • Davis, Denise M.; Bertot, John Carlo; Clark, Larra (2010-06)
    Assesses public access to computers, the Internet, and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, and the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology deployment, and sustainability.
  • Davis, Denise M.; Clark, Larra; Bertot, John Carlo; McClure, Charles R. (2009)
    Provides information that can help library directors and library IT staff benchmark and advocate for technology resources in communities across the nation. The data also are of importance for policymakers at local, state ...
  • Davis, Denise M.; Clark, Larra; Bertot, John Carlo; McClure, Charles R. (2008)
    Assesses public access to computers, the Internet and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, and the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology deployment and sustainability.
  • Clark, Larra; Davis, Denise M.; Bertot, John Carlo; McClure, Charles R.; Barber, Peggy (2007)
    The study presents national and state data gathered through three integrated approaches: a national survey that collected information about public library Internet connectivity, use, services, funding and sustainability ...
  • Lynch, Mary Jo (1999)
    This article presents the Readex results on five demographic variables and supplements those results with data from the ALA Survey of Librarian Salaries, 1998 (gender, racial/ethnic category) and the ALA Survey of Librarian ...
  • Lynch, Mary Jo (2000)
    An overview of new products and services for those seeking academic library statistics.