Corporate Library Benchmarks, 2007 Edition

This report, the sixth survey of corporate libraries, presents a broad range of data, broken out by size and type of organization. Among the issues covered are: spending trends on books, magazines, journals, databases, CD-ROM, directories and other information vehicles, plans to augment or reduce the scope and size of the corporate library, hiring plans, salary spending and personnel use, librarian research priorities by type of subject matter, policies on information literacy and library education, library relations with management, budget trends, breakdown in spending by the library vs other corporate departments that procure information, librarian use of blogs and RSS feeds, level of discounts received from book jobbers, use of subscription agents and other issues of concern to corporate and other business librarians.
The benchmarking report is based on data from 48 major corporate and other business libraries of organizations with mean revenues of approximately $3.6 billion. The 130 page report has more than 250 tables and charts.

Corporate Library Benchmarks, 2007 Edition. New York, NY, Primary Research Group, 2007. 130p.

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