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ERIC Number: EJ925990
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug-1
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0363-0277
Losing Libraries, Saving Libraries
Miller, Rebecca
Library Journal, v135 n13 p20-21 Aug 2010
This summer, as public libraries continued to get budget hit after budget hit across the country, several readers asked for a comprehensive picture of the ravages of the recession on library service. In partnership with 2010 Movers & Shakers Laura Solomon and Mandy Knapp, Ohio librarians who bought the Losing Libraries domain name, "LJ" launched The site maps the variety of cuts across the country from the start of the downturn in 2008 onward. It also gathers information on the numerous advocacy efforts waged against threats to funding. As it is populated with information from across the country, the Losing Libraries resource will inform a national view of the budgetary tug of war that is currently twisting this critical institution in its grasp.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio