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<br /> Libraries looking outward Embracing transformation School libraries fighting for resources<br /> SPECIAL ISSUE<br /> THE MAGAZINE OF THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION<br /> 2014<br /> Top 10 frequently challenged books<br /> Major developments in world of e-books<br /> <br /> Executive Summary 2<br /> Introduction 8<br /> Libraries and Community Engagement 11<br /> Public Libraries 16<br /> Ebooks and Copyright Issues 23<br /> School Libraries 28<br /> Academic Libraries 34<br /> Social Networking 40<br /> Library Constructio<a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=1"> Libraries looking outward Embracing transformat</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=2"> </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=3"> Executive Summary </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=4"> Libraries continue role as transformative institu</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=5">  More than 75% of the survey's respondents wan</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=6"> With transformation, libraries deepen their engag</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=7"> adults said they had read a book in some format i</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=8"> The never-ending battle against censorship The st</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=9">  The transformation of libraries in terms of o</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=10"> Libraries continue transforming to meet the publi</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=11"> Guarding the freedom to read: Top 10 most-challen</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=12"> median annual salary of $55,370. The burea</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=13"> America's libraries continue to transform themsel</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=14"> workspace which offers entrepreneurs the opportun</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=15"> At Boston Public, a new section called Teen Centr</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=16"> Engage 3D, a local not-for-profit that promotes e</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=17"> Candidate libraries attend a three-day Family Pla</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=18"> 2014 The public values libraries' deepening comm</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=19"> And what would life without the public library be</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=20"> library website. Internet traffic to public libra</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=21"> taxes as any other special district, such as a fi</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=22"> two new branches, Rosa reports, adding that “sinc</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=23"> previous five years continue to impact service. .</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=24">  Although per capita revenue has decreased ove</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=25"> Digital reading makes gains, but books are holdin</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=26"> people who have a tablet or an ebook reader among</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=27"> Lynch is correct that many challenges remain, inc</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=28"> purchaser materially resembled a sale, it gave ri</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=29"> print materials into Braille books, audio recordi</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=30"> A key to literacy: School librarians' collaborati</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=31"> indicated they also provide professional developm</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=32"> door. The library has two teen librarian</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=33"> The task for school librarians, Stripling said, i</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=34"> The E-rate program is administered by the Federal</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=35"> In November 2013, the AASL, in partnership with A</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=36"> Juggling roles to handle print and digital resour</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=37">  To handle all those books, physical and virtu</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=38"> Academic libraries provided one-third of all jobs</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=39"> ACRL is helping librarians demonstrate their libr</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=40"> articles freely available to the public th</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=41"> engagement. “Cal Poly State University library us</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=42"> Social Networking 2014 Public libraries' use of</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=43"> Generally, the biggest increases from 2010 to 201</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=44"> many of these libraries offered a blog in 2012 as</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=45"> As another researcher, Susan M. W. Aplin, says: “</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=46"> promotion of library services, marketing of event</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=47"> Transition from paper to digital can make more sp</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=48"> “What is most important . . . is to focus library</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=49"> Saint Joseph's University, in Philadelphia, updat</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=50"> including a presentation practice room with video</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=51"> vault and swooping archways that mimic pages turn</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=52"> The transformation of libraries in terms of outre</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=53"> Besides the larger number of older adults, other </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=54"> volunteers. The project helps libraries mo</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=55">  Scholastic editor Cheryl Klein, an executive </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=56"> Ultimately, Badillo says, “If we don't remain rel</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=57"> the results of the 2012 National Center for Educa</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=58"> In June 2013, the Office for Diversity awarded sc</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=59"> Federal spending bill has plusses and minuses for</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=60"> from the previous year. Local education agencies </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=61">  Include regular collaboration among classroom</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=62"> would improve the balance between terrorism preve</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=63"> ALA pushes FCC to accelerate deployment of broadb</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=64"> 2014 | The State of America’s Libraries NSA disc</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=65"> Ethnic studies under fire: ALA's response In 2013</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=66"> says, but it does create barriers to information </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=67"> Lynn Bruno, a Lane Technical High School student </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=68"> 9. Bless Me Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya Reas</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=69"> Nye and Barco also note a call “from librarians t</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=70"> 1. Executive Summary American Library Association</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=71"> New York Public Library, “New York Public Library</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=72"> http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010347.pdf http://nc</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=73"> Zickuhr, Kathryn, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, an</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=74"> 5. Ebooks, Digital Content, and Copyright Issues </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=75"> ———, “Position Statement on Quantitative Standard</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=76"> 7. Academic Libraries Association of College and </a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=77"> National Survey of Student Engagement, “Topical M</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=78"> Navarrette, Ruben, “Do Video Games Belong in Libr</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=79"> Keen, Judy, “Libraries Welcome Homeless to `Commu</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=80"> The American Library Association is grateful to a</a> <a title="The State of America's Libraries, 2014 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/eca3ba38?page=81"> Diantha Dow Schull is a principal and founder of </a>