August 28, 2015

Research

Library Journal and School Library Journal combine editorial & marketing expertise to conduct and present the most up to date research available covering the library market.
LJ and SLJ offer comprehensive and reliable reports based on actual data in a number of areas that will help answer hard to get at questions and aid decision making. Our in-house research experts conduct a variety of surveys each year focused on different aspects of public, academic, special and school libraries and make available as downloadable pdfs.
LJ and SLJ are offering select research for complimentary download:
2015 Ebook Usage Reports: U.S. Public Libraries

COMING IN SEPTEMBER 2015. The most up to date statistics on how libraries are adopting ebooks and the driving factors behind purchasing and circulation activity in the public market.
2015 Ebook Usage Reports: School (K-12) Libraries

COMING IN SEPTEMBER 2015. The most up to date statistics on how libraries are adopting ebooks and the driving factors behind purchasing and circulation activity in the school (K-12) market.
2015 Bridging the Librarian-Faculty Gap in the Academic Library

COMING IN SEPTEMBER 2015. Are academic faculty members and academic librarians on the same page when it comes to understanding the purpose and essential functions of an academic library? Do they communicate their respective needs to each other? Is there room for improvement? Answering these questions was the objective of two complementary surveys, one sent to academic faculty members, the other to academic librarians, and similar sets of questions were asked of each sample. This report summarizes the responses.

 

Interested in conducting your own survey?

The LJ/SLJ Library Research Syndicate (LRS) program was designed to bring you timely and accurate results.


“OverDrive contracted with SLJ client research services, and I was quite pleased with the results. The data received was instrumental in refining our marketing plans. I appreciated the smooth process, quick turnaround, and flexibility, all of which served to produce an efficient and effective outcome.”

DAVID BURLEIGH, Director of Marketing, OverDrive

We’ll help you:

  • Create a comprehensive package
  • Generate Response
  • Target Library Audience
Advantages of LRS

  • 100% library focused
  • Direct Access to library decision-makers
  • One Stop Service and expert support

Contact us today for more information on how to set up a personalized report:
Roy Futterman, Advertising Director, 646-380-0718, rfutterman@mediasourceinc.com

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