FOPL has developed this discussion paper to initiate a discussion about new measurements for public library system measurements for impact and value to help us with our advocacy and influence efforts as well as to assist the operational and strategic planning activities of our members.

We are seeking volunteers to participate in the discussions in addition to the FOPL board and task forces.  To volunteer please contact Stephen Abram, executive director, FOPL –

Discussion Paper

Towards a Statistical Index for Ontario’s Public Libraries

Jan. 22, 2016

Authors: Stephen Abram, MLS Robert Molyneux, MLIS, PhD

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