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Bookkeeping

Statistics Season

For those operating on a June year end fiscal year, the finish line is in sight. We are cleaning up our records, gathering our data, and readying our reports. It is Statistics Season. Every year I hear the same thing from someone: ‘statistics lie.’

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Library Journal Salary Survey 2014

Library Journal Releases Results of 1st Salary Survey

The 2013 Public Library Data Service Statistical Report: Characteristics and Trends

This report presents selected metrics for FY2012 PLDS data and previous year results in tables and figures with related observations. The results in this report were compiled using PLAmetrics.

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A Look at Library Data

Following the German BIX, recently “Library Journal” and the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Metropolitan Libraries Section each published their rankings of public library services. Libraries can see how they rated, nationally or globally.