Being able to demonstrate the impact your library is having on the community can convince decision makers, funders and voters to support your library. Find resources to help gather evidence, use data, and tell the stories that demonstrate the value of the library and show the return on investment it brings to the community. Learn how to amplify your library’s value so that you may continue to make a difference in people’s lives.
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Webinar / Last Modified: 06 December 2013
Sorry, but due to unforeseen circumstances, this webinar has been postponed.
News / Last Modified: 30 October 2013Over the last decade, the fortress-like walls of the library reference desk have been breached in favor of more inviting structures and roving librarians. However, that's not going far enough, according to Jamie LaRue, director of Douglas County (CO)...
Document / Last Modified: 25 October 2013
Originally published in a GL Special Issue of Performance Measurement and Metrics, five articles made freely accessible in précis format, through arrangements with Emerald Group Publishing and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
News / Last Modified: 14 October 2013The Institute of Museum and Library Services has released a research brief providing the agency's first targeted analysis of trends for rural and small library services. The report gives an overview of the distribution, service use, fiscal health, an...
News / Last Modified: 01 October 2013Libraries are in the business of information and inspiration. They deal in possibilities: What if I got a new job? What if I learned a new language? What if I earned my high school diploma? What if I recorded a song? These personal journeys ...