Library Data Services
The Nebraska Library Commission collects statistical data about public libraries and produces a variety of data products.
Library Data Services is responsible for implementing the annual Public
Library Survey, assisting Nebraska libraries in submitting the data, and
reporting some of this information to the appropriate federal agencies.
Library Data Services also provides information and data in support of Library
Commission administrative, planning, and evaluation activities.
The 2014-2015 FY survey
guides are now available. The survey will not launch until November 9, 2015, but you see what survey changes are planned.
2013-2014 FY survey data is now available. It is available in excel and csv formats. There is also a
(data dashboard) of the survey data in excel and PDF format.
The 2014-2015 survey is scheduled to begin on November 9, 2015. The survey
questions, instructions, and other guides are now posted here.
The 2015 figures for state aid and dollars for data are now available.
Current (2013-2014 FY) and historical (from 1999) data is available. Library maps are available by service population, library system, and legislative
district. Maps contain links to additional library information.