Infographic: Total Staff Expenditures and Total Operating Expenditures of U.S. Public Libraries, 2011
The team at Data-Planet has used their repository of officially sourced statistical data to create an infographic visualizing total staff expenditures and total operating expenditures of U.S. public libraries in 2011. The data itself comes from the Institute For Museum and and Library Services (IMLS).
Public libraries report total operating expenditures of almost $11 billion in fiscal year 2011, with total staff expenditures representing 66% of this total.
You can view and download the Data-Planet “Data Sheet” and infographic here.
See Also:Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2011
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.