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Utah Public Library Statistics

Library Statistics

FROM THE UTAH STATE LIBRARY (USL)


The following highlights, datasets and graphs correspond to the data elements reported in the “Statistical Annual Report of Public Library Services” survey administered by the Utah State Library Division.

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Highlights of Service

Quotable Facts

Utah Datasets


FROM PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS COOPERATIVE (PLSC)

The following datasets and tables correspond to the data elements reported in the annual Public Library Service – PLS (formerly the Federal State Cooperative System [FSCS] for Public Library Data) survey published by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). These data elements are a sub-set of the “Statistical Annual Report of Public Library Services” survey administered by the Utah State Library Division.

*FY 2015 Data to be released August, 2017.

Public Libraries in the United States Survey

Utah Datasets


For more information or assistance contact: 

Juan Tomás Lee
Phone Number (801) 715-6769 or (800) 662-9150 (Utah toll-free)
Email address jtlee@utah.gov
 

Public Library Statistics

Creating LibPAS Reports Library Statistics Your Statistical Annual Report

City libraries: Due by November 15
County libraries: Due by February 15

 Utah Public Library Statistics

Working with Library Statistics: Library Data Tools

For more information or assistance contact: 

Juan Tomás Lee
Phone Number (801) 715-6769 or (800) 662-9150 (Utah toll-free)
Email address jtlee@utah.gov
 

Telling Your Library’s Story

Sample Documents

Advocacy

For more information or assistance contact: 

Juan Tomás Lee
Phone Number (801) 715-6769 or (800) 662-9150 (Utah toll-free)
Email address jtlee@utah.gov
 

Statistics Resources

General Library Statistics

Sources for Other Utah Statistics

Publications

  • Texas Public Libraries: Economic Benefits and Return on Investment
    This report examines these economic benefits, and documents those activities which contribute to economic activities throughout all regions of Texas. Prepared for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Bureau of Business Research IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, December 2012.
  • The Emerging Story of California Public Libraries
    This report is designed to help libraries reframe their stories of why they are still relevant in today’s highly technological society. This document or story map, commissioned by the State Library was presented at the Annual California Library Association Conference in San Jose California, on Saturday, November 3, 2012
  • 2011-2012 Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study
    This annual ALA study assesses public access to computers, the Internet, and Internet-related services in U.S. public libraries, and the impact of library funding changes on connectivity, technology deployment, and sustainability.
  • Libraries Connect Communities
    This publication from American Libraries, provides a nice summary of the entire study, has selected state data, and also key survey data.
  • 2010 Community Assessment
    United Way of Salt Lake’s findings of its 2010 Community Assessment research. This study provides insight into how our communities have changed in recent years and which social issues are worsening or impacting greater numbers of people.

For more information contact:

Juan Tomás Lee
Phone Number (801) 715-6769 or (800) 662-9150 (Utah toll-free)
Email address jtlee@utah.gov