ERIC Number: ED433808
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Achievement Tests, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Internet, Library Funding, Library Role, Library Services, Library Statistics, Newsletters, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Scores
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Denver Univ., CO.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. State Library and Adult Education Office.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado