Helpful Webliography of Library Value and Impact Research

I have been pulling together all of my posts on studies and reports on the value of public libraries. Hope you find it useful!  There are many useful talking points and proofs in this research. We look forward to the value studies report from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto that is in process right now for Toronto Public Library that is expected to be released in late 2013. The Value of Public Libraries Selected (mostly free) Web References: CULC Analysis of Canadian Public Library Trends In 2011 the Canadian Urban Libraries Council commissioned a study of library trends over the last decade. An Analysis of Public Library Trends is useful document for Canadian public library advocates, leaders and planners. Video: LibValue: Comprehensive Approaches to Defining Library Value Tactic: Highlighting the Value of Library Use Texas Public Libraries Return on Investment Study Available (223 page PDF) The Value of Our Libraries: Impact, Recognition and Influencing Funders by Stephen Abram, Upping Our Game: Unlocking Real Value in Libraries (Information Today) by Stephen Abram–Upping-Our-Game–Unlocking-Real-Value-in-Libraries.shtml A Snapshot of Priorities & Perspectives: US Public Libraries – OCLC PPT: Communicating Your Library’s Value: Dividends: The Value of Public Librariess in Canada OCLC Community Advocacy and Awareness Site Libraries: How They Stack Up 2003 (OCLC) How Libraries Stack Up: 2010 (OCLC) The Public Library: A National Survey Placing a Value on Public Library Services Public Library Benefits Valuation Study Methodology and Key Findings The Role of Public Libraries in Local Economic Development Enhancing Economic Development through Libraries