Friday, February 17, 2012

Public Libraries, Too

Universities increasingly rely on fundraising. (Eau Claire Leader Telegram, 2/16/2012)

Excerpt:   Facing a prolonged economic slump, colleges and universities in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the U.S. are placing increased importance on fundraising efforts to help sustain the work of higher education.

Library board to discuss hours, fundraising.  (Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9/27/2011)

Excerpt: Faced with reductions in county and state funding, the library board is considering closing libraries up to two days a week. It’s also considering a plan to raise money from private companies and people to make up for lost tax dollars.

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