Recently published reports
On this page we're providing links to a selection of recently published national reports that we hope will be of interest and relevance to staff in LIEM member organisations.
Please let us know of any reports you feel should be included.
The Impact of Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment A literature review by BOP Consulting for The Reading Agency.
E-lending pilot report From The Society of Chief Librarians and The Publishers Association
Income Generation for Public Libraries Arts Council England report: Learning and case studies from a national pilot project in England
Technology in Libraries: investing in the future Report from lorensbergs
Childrens Library Journeys ASCEL report
The health and educational benefits of sport and culture Further analysis from the Culture and Sport Evidence (CASE) strategic research programme.
The Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Public Libraries Commissioned by the Arts Council and carried out by Daniel Fujiwara, Ricky Lawton, Susana Mourato for SImetrica.
The cost of the cuts : the impact on local government and poorer communities, from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Managing Access to the Internet in Public Libraries [MAIPLE] by Loughborough University for the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Reading Between the Lines: the Benefits of Reading for Pleasure A Study of the Benefits to Adults of Regular Reading for Pleasure - A report from Quick Reads, in partnership with Dr Josie Billington, Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society at the University of Liverpool, commissioned by Galaxy®
Efficiency, effectiveness and value for money Universities UK report, which highlights how the UK higher education sector is balancing cost savings with raising the quality of teaching and learning through technology.
Mythical Maze makers An impact study of youth volunteering on the Summer Reading Challenge 2014, from OPM (Office for Public Management)
Living Knowledge The British Library 2015-2023
The British Library 2015 - 2023
Independent Library Report 18 Dec William Sieghart & Panel's 'Independent Library Report for England' for the Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Annual Library Report - 16 Dec Report under the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 for 2014. From the Department for Culture, Media & Sport
Beyond Books The role of enterprising libraries in promoting economic wellbeing. By Jennifer Peachey for CarnegieUK Trust
Children's Digital Needs and Libraries A report to ASCEL from Shared Intelligence
Vocabulary from adolescence to middle age by Alice Sullivan and Matt Brown
From the Economic & Social Research Council's Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the Institute of Education
October 2014 :
Expert review of public libraries in Wales 2014 from the Welsh Government's Libraries Development Team
Use of social media by the library current practices and future opportunities. A White Paper from Taylor & Francis
JISC a hidden advantage for higher education Higher Education Policy Institute
Expert review of public libraries in Wales 2014 from the Welsh Government
RWBOP Evaluation Report 2013-14 Reading Well Books on Prescription report
Publishing for Britain Manifesto A manifesto for publishing, culture and the economy (Publishers Association)
Read On Get On How reading can help children escape poverty, from the Save the Children Fund 2014
Adult Literacy and Numeracy - House of Commons 'Business, Innovation and Skills Committee'
Education at a Glance 2014 OECD Indicators: http://www.oecd.org/edu/Education-at-a-Glance-2014.pdf
Reading: the next steps Supporting higher standards in schools from the Department for Education
The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition This examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their impact on academic and research libraries across the globe.
Powering Scholarship Research Libraries UK Strategy 2014-17
On with the show Supporting local arts and culture; from the 'New Local Government Network'
Understanding_the_value_and_impacts_of_cultural_experiences A Literature review (from A.C.E.)
Speaking Volumes- the impact of public libraries on wellbeing from the Carnegie UK Trust
Open access survey 2014 from Taylor & Francis
Income-Generation-for-Public-Libraries A practical guide for libraries, commissioners and providers in England Commissioned by Arts Council England; prepared by 'locality'
Evidence review of the economic contribution of libraries Arts Council England report by BOP
The Beating Heart of the School from the Libraries All Party Parliamentary group
Improving educational attainment through school libraries and librarians.
The Economic Value of Library Services
Commissioned by ALMA-UK (Archives, Libraries & Museums Alliance UK), the report led to the development of: 'The Economic value of libraries toolkit' which provides museums, archive services and public libraries with a means of assessing their economic impact or value to users.
Quantifying and valuing the wellbeing impacts of sport and culture
Department for Culture, Media and Sport report by Daniel Fujiwara, Laura Kudrna and Paul Dolan
Making digital real 2014: Case Studies of How to Help the Final Fifth Get Online
By Douglas White, Acting Head of Policy at the Carnegie UK Trust and Natasha Innocent, Demand Stimulation Lead at Broadband Delivery UK.
Enabling Enterprise in Libraries Prepared by Locality for Arts Council England
The role of culture and leisure in improving health and well-being
Produced by the Chief Cultural & Leisure Officers Association on behalf of the National Leisure & Culture Forum.
The value of arts and culture to people and society: an evidence review
Commissioned by Arts Council England.
A leading digital nation by 2020: calculating the cost of delivering online skills for all
What is the investment needed to get everyone in the UK using the internet regularly with Basic Online Skills?
Report by Catherine McDonald, for Tinder Foundation and Go ON UK.
Universal Credit: public library impact and response By lorensbergs.