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Name: Susan
Title: State Librarian
Organization: State of Oklahoma
Address: Oklahoma Department of Libraries
200 NE 18th St
City: Oklahoma City
State: OK
Zip Code: 73105
Phone: (405) 522-3173
Fax: (405) 521-1077
Appointment Date: 04/01/2001
Committee Assignments: n/a


Library Agency Homepage:
Virtual Library:
State Home Page:
Governor: Mary Fallin
Library Association:
Friends of the Library Association: <
Trustee Association:
Other State Library Links:


Link to IMLS Public Library Statistics Webpage:

Year the data below was released:
URL for Statewide Public Library Statistics:
Population: 3,511,532
Number of Public Libraries: 204
Total Circulation: 15,776,455
Circulation Per Capita: 6.1
Total Library Operating Income: $60,944,666
Total Expenditures: $52,699,650
Expenditures per capita:$20.30
State Support:$1,560,725 state aid from ODL
Total Construction Funding:
Materials Loaned to other Libraries: 31,557


Link to IMLS State Library Statistics Webpage:

Year the data below was released:
Governance Structure: Independent agency in executive branch with 7 member governing board appointed by governor and confirmed by state senate. Board members serve one six-year term.
Library Legislation:
Title 65 Oklahoma Statutes Title 11, Article XXXI Oklahoma Constitution, Article 10A m
Library Standards:
Age of collection, circulation per capita, community awareness, condition of collection, visits per capita, program attendance per capita, reference transactions per capita, subject & author fill rate, title fill rate
Allied and Other Special Operations:
Center for the Book Primary state Legislative Reference organization State Archives State Records management
Number of Service Outlets: Three
Collections: Main total volumes: 175,439 Law total volumes: 75,004 Oklahoma Room total volumes: 25,853 U.S. documents total linked volumes: 63,700 Oklahoma documents total linked volumes 3,484 Video tapes: 3,484
Staff: 82.8
Income: FY06 $6,681,355
Expenditures: FY04 $8,881,000
Employment Opportunities:


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