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Libraries are about democracy, not just books

(9 October 2018) Libraries Work! a research report released last month in Australia, demonstrates that every dollar invested in Victorian public libraries generates more than four times that value in benefits to the local community. Yet some writers and politicians have failed to recognise this and, further, have failed to understand what public libraries do. […]


British Library publishes updated economic evaluation of the library

(23 May 2013)  The British Library has published an updated evaluation of its economic contribution to the UK, looking at how the British Library creates economic value for its users and society as a whole. The Library last undertook a study of this kind in 2003. The report shows that the economic value that the […]