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ERIC Number: ED433808
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 42
Abstractor: N/A
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Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, Nos. 138-155. January 14 - November 11, 1998.
Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, n138-155 Jan-Nov 1998
Seventeen issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics in Colorado highlight the following topics: the role of academic and public libraries in distance education; measures taken by public libraries with mill levies to exempt their income/expenditures from restrictions; after-school operations in library media centers; library media specialists and technology linked to higher CSAP (Colorado Student Assessment Program) scores; marketing skills for school library media specialists; technology trends for school library media programs, 1994-98; public library salaries compare unfavorably with average teacher pay; almost seven million Americans "unserved" by public libraries; lack of state funding associated with smaller, aging collections; smaller secondary schools less likely to meet North Central Association staffing requirements for library media programs; the Colorado Library Card program; student use of library media programs key to NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) success; well-managed library media programs that cooperate with local public libraries linked to higher CSAP scores; World Wide Web access via library media centers in public schools; better-funded public libraries provide more service to individual users; state and national data link circulation of children's material from public libraries and reading test scores; teens credit librarians with influencing their book purchases; and library media programs mirror nation's schools on Internet access for students. (MES)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Denver Univ., CO.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. State Library and Adult Education Office.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado