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“Economic Impact Study: Regional Benefits of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.”

Elliott, Donald S., Glen E. Holt, Sterling W. Hayden, and Leslie Edmonds Holt. Measuring Your Library's Value: How to Do a Cost-Benefit Analysis for Your Public Library. American Library Association, 2006.

“E-Metrics Instructional System.”

Florida's Public Libraries Build Strong Economies: A Taxpayer Return on Investment Report, 2005.

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Imholz, Susan, Ph.D., and Jennifer Weil Arns, Ph.D. Worth Their Weight: An Assessment of the Evolving Field of Library Valuation. Americans for Libraries Council, 2007. 'Highly Recommended!'

Kamer, Pearl M., Ph.D. Placing an Economic Value on the Services of Public Libraries in Suffolk County, New York. Suffolk Cooperative Library System, June 2005.

Levin, Driscoll & Fleeter. Value For Money: Southwestern Ohio’s Return from Investment in Public Libraries , June 22, 2006.

Lown, Cory and Hilary Davis, "Are You Worth It? What Return on Investment Can and Can't Tell You About Your Library," In the Library with the Lead Pipe blog, posted April 1, 2009. (Accessed April 9, 2009)

Mid-Hudson Library System, Poughkeepsie, New York. “Return on Investment: Economic Impact of Libraries.”

“Return on Investment in the Library.”

Senville, Wayne. Libraries at the Heart of Our Communities. Planning Commissioner's Journal, Summer, 2009. (posted with permission from the Planning Commissioners Journal)

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Library Journal. Webcast: Building ROI through Discovery: Leveraging the Value of the Library Collection. June 30, 2009.