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.
2013-2014 FY survey data is now available. It is available in excel and csv formats. There is also a summary sheet of the survey data in excel and PDF format.
The Summary Handouts for new items in the
budget request for the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years are now available. These include eReads, the Edge Initiative, Student Internships,
Online Self-Directed Education, and a General Handout.
The 2013-2014 FY survey is now closed.
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.