New 60-Second Survey: Privatization of Public Libraries
Submitted by Anonymous Patron (not verified) on November 8, 2010 - 5:15pm
Recently, the New York Times published an article about the privatization of public libraries http://nyti.ms/9b94Ai. This article described the trend in some communities to turn over the management of public libraries to private organizations. In response to this article, library staff engaged in spirited online discussions about whether libraries should be privatized. Taking notice of these discussions, Library Research Service at the Colorado State Library has launched a new 60-Second Survey to get your opinions about privatization. Do you think privatization is a good option for libraries? How would it impact library collections, services, staff, and patrons? You tell us. Click on this link to take the 60-Second Survey on the Privatization of Public Libraries: http://www.lrs.org/privatize. Please pass this on to your colleagues—locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.