Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Number of Paid Full-Time-Equivalent (FTE) Staff in U.S. Public Libraries (Massachusetts-Missouri)

Cuts to library budget puts certification in jeopardy.  (Tweksbury Patch, 3/10/2011)

Ferndale library to cut staff and hours.  (Oakland Press, 5/20/2014)
Grand Rapids Public Library to lay off 18 employees.  (mlive, 3/14/2014)
Michigan libraries strained by budget cuts.  (mlive, 11/19/2013)
Flint Public Library cuts hours, staff.  (, 8/1/2013)
Public Reaction to Possible Job Cuts at Grand Rapids Public Library.  (Library Journal, 3/7/2012)

Washington Co. closes 3 libraries, cuts hours at 6 others.  (CBS Minnesota, 1/3/2012)
Cash-strapped Minn. cities cut library services. (MPR News, 11/1/2011)

Save the Libraries.  (Jackson Free Press, 2/22/2012)
Library systems are trimming costs to stay afloat.  (Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, 2/21/2010)

Library funding cuts in Missouri.  (Ozark News Journal, 10/3/2014)

Sidebar.  I questioned the sizable drop in Missouri's FTE ALA-MLS staff from 2005 to 2011, but the number is confirmed here.

Source:  Institute of Museum and Library Services, Public Libraries in the United States Survey (1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2011)

Related posts:
U.S., Alabama-California.  (12/6/2014)
Colorado-Georgia.  (12/7/2014)
Hawaii-Iowa.  (12/8/2014)
Kansas-Maryland.  (12/9/2014)

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