Statistical profile of research libraries in Canada

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Canadian Association of Research Libraries , [Ottawa
Research libraries -- Canada -- Statistics., Academic libraries -- Canada -- Statis
Statementprepared for Canadian Association of Research Libraries ; prepared by Beverley Doern.
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Statistical profile (see spreadsheet National Statistical Profile of Canadian Libraries); and a series organized by library sector of bulleted listings of Value Propositions. At the end is a listing of sources specifically referenced in the value propositions, but excluded are many other sources that were consulted during the course of the project.

SinceCARL has managed an annual library statistics program that collects, stores, and analyses data related to staffing, expenditures, collections, and the use of facilities in its member libraries. This same service is also provided for three regional academic More >> Statistics.

Library Statistics and Value Technology Access in Public Libraries: Outcomes and Impacts for Ontario Communities Toronto Public Library engaged Nordicity to conduct the first Ontario study to demonstrate the role of libraries in advancing digital inclusion and digital literacy in communities across Ontario.

OCLC,primary research; Hill Strategies,Statistical Insights on the Arts Zoos, aquariums Live theatrical performances Conservation areas or nature parks Movie theaters Museums Public libraries 42% 44% 48% 56% 58% 68% Over half of Canadians visit public libraries annually.

*There are public library locations covered by the. National Statistical and Values Profile of Canadian Libraries.

Alvin M. Schrader and Michael R. Brundin Novem Introduction and Background. We are pleased to submit this final report to CLA Executive Council on the project National Statistical and Values Profile of Canadian Libraries. The report consists of an Executive Summary of findings and methodologies for each of the two principal components of the project—library statistics and library.

Statistics Canada Library The Statistics Canada Library houses a comprehensive repository of publications produced by Statistics Canada and its predecessor organizations.

This includes a collection of historical material dating back to that provides information on topics such as the census, foreign trade and industrial production. Census Publications, Publications des recensements. Books contributed by Statistics Canada.

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Statistics Canada Library / bibliothèque de Statistique Canada Statistics Canada, a member of the Industry Portfolio, produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.

Leo Appleton, in Libraries and Key Performance Indicators, Questionnaires and Surveys. As identified before, many library statistics can be collected and collated internally either by simply returning fixed data (number of staff, budget figures, etc.) or by counting and monitoring how many occurrences there are of a particular type of item, transaction, visit, etc.

research profile 8. Outward-facing libraries contribute to institution-wide initiatives Statistical profile of research libraries in Canada book 38 9. Specialist staff work in partnership with academic departments Page 42 Connecting with researchers enhances the value of the library’s services Page 46 Dedicated spaces provide a better work environment for researchers Page 50 The Association of Research Libraries is a membership organization of libraries and archives in major public and private universities, federal government agencies, and large public institutions in Canada and the US.

We advocate on research libraries’ behalf, convene our research and higher education partners, share intelligence on current. National Statistical Profile of Canadian Libraries Type of library Reporting region or entity Principal data source(s) Principal reporting period(s) Libraries Service points Library area in square meters Library seats Hours open Students FTE University CAUL‐CBUA CAUL‐CBUA –.

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governs public libraries in Canada, as well as by referring to various library websites at the provincial, territorial, and national level. This paper outlines the current structure of public libraries in Canada in a general sense as well as by province and territory.

Select issues of importance to Canadian public libraries are briefly outlined. Library Fact Sheets The ALA Library responds to inquiries from staff and members, plus others interested in, or doing research about, libraries.

Here is the link to the ALA Library Resource Guides that provide a guide to sources for specific types of statistics about libraries in the United States.

Research on Libraries and Librarianship: Yearly Article in Library and Book Trade Almanac   Americans who have visited a public library/bookmobile in the age Share of U.S. library patrons who have borrowed a print book as of April A report from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) stated that between –, reference requests dropped an average percent per year, and book checkouts fell percent per year, though this varied depending on the type of academic library.

Master's level libraries saw an increase in research inquires during the same period. Full-text research books. Includes Business Plans Handbooks, Grizmek's Animal Life Encyclopedia and Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook. Census data from Statistics Canada. Population counts, education, family, household statistics, etc.

Online access available in Toronto Reference and North York Central branches only. Ask a. The high-water mark for library visits in Center surveys is 53% inin the aftermath of the recession when other research showed that visits to libraries for job searches were more prevalent than they are today.

The figure was 44% who had visited a library or bookmobile in the previous 12 months. Library and Archives Canada gratefully acknowledges the contribution of CIHM in the development of this project.

CIHM, established inis a nonprofit organization for preserving and providing access to early Canadian publications, first on microfiche and now online. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published the ARL Statistics –, ARL Academic Law Library Statistics –, and ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics – These three publications present information describing the collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities of the Association’s member libraries in –   Library and information science (LIS) is a very broad discipline, which uses a wide rangeof constantly evolving research strategies and techniques.

The aim of this chapter is to provide an updated view of research issues in library and information science. A stratified random sample of articles published in five prominent journals was analyzed and classified to identify (i) research. Mission: "The Library Research Service (LRS) is a market-driven public-private partnership that generates research and statistics to inform decision-making in library and information management." Goals: "To collaborate with clients to design and conduct research projects and supply the results.".

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Library Includes access to books, magazines, journals and DVDs, full-text journals and historical legislation about Canadian Aboriginal peoples and the Canadian North.

research activities of Health Canada and the Public Health Agency. Statistics Canada Library. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world.

It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Libraries and Archives. Search for a library or find information on libraries and archives: Public Libraries. Find your local public library - Public libraries lend books, movies, music, and offer English classes.

They also have computer stations, programs and help finding the resources you need. State Libraries.

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Research & Statistics PA Public Library Statistics. The Office of Commonwealth Libraries collects, edits and disseminates statistical information on public libraries in the state. This information is shared with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is part of a national effort to collect library data.

Statistics Publications. Census Program Website () - Statistics Canada's portal to access Statistics from the Census of Population. Since each Census year has had its own website.

Access Census results from - Census Profile ( Census) - Get demographic variables from the Census for a wide variety of census geographies. This include large areas. From ARL. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published the ARL Annual Salary Survey –, which analyzes salary data for professional staff working in of the ARL member libraries during –Data are reported professional staff from of the university ARL libraries in Canada and the United States* and for 3, professional staff of the.

Libraries are a great place to get to know a city. They're cultural and community hubs, where you can discover local events, and they also provide stacks and stacks of books to get lost in on a rainy afternoon. Besides that, many libraries across Canada provide stunning architectural accents to already vibrant cityscapes.Library hosts over 35 classical and contemporary exegesis of Quran, all major books of hadith, a large number of books on biographies of early Muslims and many other related titles.

Library serves an international audience and offers books in numerous international languages. Overview: Library Statistics.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) sponsor surveys about libraries. The U.S. Census Bureau acts as the collection agent for these surveys, but the data themselves are available through the sponsoring agency.