Research Agenda

The core work of the EveryLibrary Institute is to advance a research agenda focused on library funding as well as voter and public perception of library funding and issues.

  • Library "Return on Investment" Studies for School, Public, and Academic libraries
  • Public Opinion Polling and Analysis about Librarians
  • Library Social Media Effectiveness Analysis
  • Message-Testing about Libraries and Librarians
  • Textual Analysis of Library and Librarian Media Coverage
  • Data-mining Local Library Election Results
  • Tracking Long-Term Changes in Voter or Supporter Data
  • Comparative Analysis of Issues and Voter Beliefs
  • Comparative Funding Models Study
  • R&D about New Revenue Sources for Libraries