Public Library Funding

Harben & Hartley - Legal Opinion against School District Funding of Public Libraries

Letter from legal firm of Harben & Hartley, arguing against school district funding of public libraries. 2005.

Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2008-09

Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2008–2009 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. The study builds on the longest-running and largest study of Internet connectivity in public libraries begun in 1994 by John Carlo Bertot and Charles R. McClure.