SLJ Research reports for download

Library Journal and School Library Journal combine editorial & marketing expertise to conduct and present the most up-to-date library market research available.


These comprehensive and reliable reports use real data to help answer hard questions and aid decision making. Our in-house research experts conduct a variety of surveys each year focused on different aspects of public, academic, special and school libraries. Each report is made available as a downloadable pdf.

Library Journal and School Library Journal combine editorial & marketing expertise to conduct and present the most up-to-date library market research available.

These comprehensive and reliable reports use real data to help answer hard questions and aid decision making. Our in-house research experts conduct a variety of surveys each year focused on different aspects of public, academic, special and school libraries. Each report is made available as a downloadable pdf.

2018 SLJ School Spending Report

Compare your school library budget and spending allowances to averages tabulated from 1,008 U.S. school library respondents and broken down by elementary, middle/jr. high, and high school levels. The report digs into funding sources such as book fairs and grants. Staffing, librarian influence on budgets, public library partnerships, and OER are also touched on in the report.

 

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2017 School library Maker Survey report

Download the full survey results from SLJ’s Spring 2017 school maker survey. The report highlights school librarian involvement in maker, the types of activities being offered, products used, funding and so much more. This comprehensive 69-page report presents results broken down by school type, locality (urban, suburban, small town & rural) and U.S. regions.

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2017 Maker Programs in Public Libraries Report 

Read LJ’s latest survey results about public library maker services for adults, teens, and children. This comprehensive 72-page report presents the results to our 2017 survey, including data broken down by library size and location (population served and urban/suburban/rural/small town).

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2016 Audiobooks in School Libraries

Sign up today to receive the results of Library Journal's exclusive survey of 456 school librarians from across the U.S. and Canada, featuring insights into audiobook collection size and circulation, physical vs. digital format preferences, and the challenges involved in providing and promoting this service. Much of the data is broken down by elementary, middle school, and high school libraries.

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2015 Ebook Usage Report: School (K-12) Libraries

This report is available for free download thanks to our sponsor. Upon submission of this request form, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to download and print the survey.

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