IMLS Releases 2016 Public Library Data – New Resources Available

The Institute for Museum and Library Services just released the data from the 2016 Public Library Survey and the State Library has updated the following resources with this new data: National Public Library Chart & Report Creator - This Excel file will create charts that  compare your library to libraries in your state and the nation, including just those who have ...
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Official Public Library Statistical Profile & Other Resources Now Available

The official version of “Connecticut’s Public Libraries: A Statistical Profile, July 2016 – June 2017” was just released.  Only minor changes were made from the Preliminary Version. The statistics compiled in this report are based on the Annual Reports submitted by public libraries in the fall. Thanks go out to all those who helped complete the Annual Report for your library. ...
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Now Available, Preliminary Version of Statistical Profile

A preliminary version of “Connecticut’s Public Libraries: a Statistical Profile, July 2016 to June 2017” is now available. The format is slightly different than in previous years. This preliminary data is made available for libraries that need the newest data ASAP, and to allow libraries to review the data before the official version of the Profile is released in January. Othe...
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New National Public Library Data Released

The Institute of Library and Museum Services has just announced the release of the Annual Data and Survey Results of American Public Libraries.  Data from the Public Library Survey of United States public libraries is now available for download for FY2015. Once again the Connecticut State Library has developed data visualization tools, based on this new data, that allow states...
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Public Library Annual Report

Information on completing the 2017 Annual Report to the State Library was e-mailed to all public library directors recently.  The Annual Report is critical for state and national data gathering on public libraries. Libraries will again be using an Excel report form (an .xlsx file) which you will fill out and then send back to me.  See the Annual Report web-page for: A prin...
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Now Available: New FY2016 Statistics Resources for CT Public Libraries

The official version of “Connecticut’s Public Libraries: A Statistical Profile, July 2015 – June 2016” has just been released.  The statistics compiled in this report are based on the Annual Reports submitted by public libraries in the fall. Also available with the Statistical Profile: New Chart and Report Creators - create suites of charts in seconds, or request suites by...
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National Public Library Statistics Just Released – New Resources Available

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has just released national public library data for FY2014.  The Division of Library Development has used this data to develop a number of resources including:National Public Library Chart and Report Creator - compares every public library in the U.S. to other similar libraries, both in-state and in the U.S. as a wholeNational ...
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Public Library Annual Report

Information on completing the 2016 Annual Report to the State Library is now available.  The Annual Report is critical for state and national data gathering on public libraries.Due to both budget constraints and performance problems, we will no longer be using the Bibliostat report form.  Libraries will be using an Excel report form (an .xlsx file) which you will fill out and r...
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