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In 2016, one-hundred and thirteen million people attended 5.2 million programs!  Read the Public Libraries Survey report, released by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and discover data on public libraries’ resources, staffing, services and more.  Read more. ...

Access data on the digital divide for lower-income Americans and see links for other groups, such as the disabled or the rural population, on PEW’s Fact-Tank. ...

The 2019 Pennsylvania Data User Conference will be held at Penn State Harrisburg on May 9, 2019. Register by April 26 for an early bird rate. For more details, including directions and hotel accommodations, visit: pasdcconference.org. ...

The U.S. Census Bureau will conduct a series of FREE data access webinars to all interested data users. Attendees will learn how to access demographic, socioeconomic, housing and business data from the Decennial Census, American Community Survey, Local Employment Dynamics, Economic...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for FREE in the WebJunction catalog. Help Teens Build Financial Wellbeing at Your Library Tuesday, February 26, 2019 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ...

Jessica Miller

  by Jessica Miller, Coordinator, Washington County Library System Do you want to be able to better prepare your patrons based on where your community is heading?  This was the focus of the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) Conference in August. At RIPL, we learned...

The US Ceneus Bureau offers FREE webinars to help the public access and use U.S. Census Bureau statistics. The sessions last 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use Census Bureau databases and mapping tools and how to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level....

Statistics for More Than 40 Demographic and Economic Topics Provide Detailed Profiles of Communities Nationwide SEPT. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released its most detailed look at America’s people, places and economy with new statistics on income, poverty,...

NEWS RELEASE: CB18-145 SEPT. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released its most detailed look at America’s people, places and economy with new statistics on income, poverty, health insurance and more than 40 other topics from the American Community Survey (ACS). Many...

FREE Webinar on Tuesday, July 31: Making Sense of Numbers; Understanding Risks and Benefits (National Network of Libraries of Medicine) Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain numbers....