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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.


New

Broadband Fact Sheets for Nebraska Counties are now available.

The public library survey is now available, and covers the 2018-2019 fiscal year.



Public Library Survey through Bibliostat™ Collect


Nebraska Library Commission's Supplemental Survey


State Aid to Public Libraries and Dollars for Data

The 2019 figures for state aid and dollars for data are now available.


Library Statistical Data and Maps

Current 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.


Data Resources and Displays


For more information, contact Sam Shaw.