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For the latest verified and comparative data on public libraries and the state library agency, please consult the Institute for Museum and Library Services website for data products and publications at: http://www.imls.gov/research/

CHIEF OFFICER

Name: Kurt Kieferkurt.kiefer@dpi.wi.gov
Title: State Librarian
Organization: State of Wisconsin
Address: Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 7841
City: Madison
State: WI
Zip Code: 53707
Phone: (608) 266-2205
Fax: (608) 266-8770
Appointment Date: 09/10/2010
Committee Assignments: n/a

STATE LINKS

Library Agency Homepage: http://dpi.wi.gov/dltcl/index.html
Virtual Library: http://www.badgerlink.net/
State Home Page: http://www.wisconsin.gov
Governor: Scott Walker
Library Association: http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/
Friends of the Library Association: < http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/wlta/...
Trustee Association: http://www.wla.lib.wi.us/wlta/
Other State Library Links:
      Public Library Development      http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/
      Wisconsin Reference and Loan Library      http://dpi.wi.gov/rll/
      Instructional Media and Technology      http://dpi.wi.gov/imt/
     

STATEWIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS

Link to IMLS Public Library Statistics Webpage: https://www.imls.gov/research-evaluation/data-collection/public-libraries-survey

Year the data below was released: 2006
URL for Statewide Public Library Statistics:
      http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/dm-lib-stat.html
Population: 5,617,744
Number of Public Libraries: 388
Total Circulation: 59,630,650
Circulation Per Capita: 10.61
Total Library Operating Income: $229,958,431
Total Expenditures: $210,397,739
Expenditures per capita:$37.45
State Support:$17,443,552
Total Construction Funding:Total Capital Outlay: $13,134,174
Materials Loaned to other Libraries: 6,418,704

STATE LIBRARY AGENCY

Link to IMLS State Library Statistics Webpage: https://www.imls.gov/research-evaluation/data-collection/state-library-administrative-agency-survey

Year the data below was released: FY2007
Governance Structure: Part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction State Superintendent is an elected official
Library Legislation:
Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 43 http://www.legis.state.wi.us/statutes/stat 0043.pdf Administrative Code - Chapter PI 6 http://www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/pi/p i006.pdf
Library Standards:
See: http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/standard.html
Allied and Other Special Operations:
NA
Number of Service Outlets: 2: Wisconsin Reference and Loan Library & Dept. of Public Instruction Professional Library
Collections: Books and Serial volumes: 157,373, Audio materials: 32,365, Video materials: 11,100, Serial subscriptions (titles): 95, Government documents: 30,271
Staff: 31.55 FTE authorized positions (38 persons)
Income: $23,836,134
Expenditures: $23,836,134
Employment Opportunities: http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/hr/index.html

PUBLICATIONS

Newsletter: http://dpi.wi.gov/channel/chweekly.html
LSTA Five Year Plan: http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/pdf/lstaplan07.pdf
Other Relevant Links to State Library Publications:

http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/publications.html
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