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Local Libraries’ ROI Valued at 400 Percent


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A new study shows that the Santa Clara County Library District is among the top 100 in the nation.

Karen R. Harker‘s insight:

It seems that I see more ROI studies of *public* libraries than academic libraries.  Is it really that much harder to measure ROI to the academic institution than the local community, or is there just more pressure on the public libraries to demonstrate their value in dollars?  FYI – Note the title of Walt Crawford’s analysis: Give Us a Dollar and We’ll Give You Back Four.

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