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IC²’s Bureau of Business Research analyzed key library services and found that Texas public libraries had a $2.6 billion economic impact in 2015. More
Public libraries in the State of Texas provide significant economic benefits for their communities. Collectively, in FY2015, Texas public libraries were found to provide $2.628 billion in benefits while costing $566 million, a return on investment of $4.64 for each … More
In 2011 Texas public libraries collectively were found to provide a return on investment of $4.42 for each dollar invested, according to a new study from the Bureau of Business Research. More
Report examining the economic benefits of Texas public libraries. Includes 40 case profiles of specific libraries’ activities which benefit businesses, business organizations, self-employed individuals, employees, and job seekers. In 2011 Texas public libraries collectively were found to provide $2.407 billion … More