Resource List

Resource List and Persons of Interest


Documents and Tools

Ashland Public Library


Friends of the Ashland Public Library


Friends of the Medford Public Library


Jackson County, Oregon


Jackson County Library Services


Jackson County Library Advisory Committee


Jackson County Library Service Annual Budget, 2007-2008


Jackson County Library Foundation


Oregon Solutions: Sustainable Solutions to Community-Based Problems


Mail Tribune, Librariesí History


Mail Tribune, Libraries Reopen


Mail Tribune, Library Funding Crisis


YouTube videos about Ashland Public Library

            Why Are Our Libraries Shut? How Can We Re-Open Them?

            Jackson County Libraries Closed: Senator Peter Buckley to the Legislature



Jackson County Election Results

            Measure 15-75: Ashland Local Tax Option for Operation of Local Library,       September 2007.

            Measure 15-66: Local Option Tax to Maintain Operation of Public Libraries,    November 2006.


Library Use Value Calculator: What is your library worth to you?

            Maine State Library.


Public Library Standards

Oregon. Standards for Oregon Public Libraries. Oregon Library Association, 1994


Indiana. Indiana Public Library Statistics. Indiana State Library, 2006.


Iowa. In Service to Iowa: Public Library Measures of Quality, 4th Ed. Iowa State Library,        2004.

Montana. Public Library Standards. Montana State Library, 2007.   


Texas. Texas Public Library Standards. Texas State Library and Archives Commission,             2004.

Wisconsin. Wisconsin Public Library Standards, 4th ed. Wisconsin Department of Public           Instruction, 2005.



Research Reports and White Papers

Pew Internet & American Life Project. Information Searches that Solve Problems: How People Use the Internet, Libraries, and Government Agencies When They Need Help. Dec 30, 2007


Local Government Managers and Public Libraries: Partners for a Better Community. International City Manager Association, 2007


Long Overdue: A Fresh Look at Public and Leadership Attitudes About Libraries in the 21st Century. Public Agenda (Gates Foundation), 2006


Making Cities Stronger: Public Library Contributions to Local Economic Development. Urban Libraries Council, 2007.

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