“a singular event for public library leaders and others interested in public library data and evaluation. In this immersive, bootcamp-style event, participants learn practical, strategic methods of gathering, analyzing, and using data for planning, management, and communicating impact.”
Project Outcome is a FREE toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the true impact of essential library services and programs by providing simple surveys and an easy-to-use process for measuring and analyzing outcomes.
The American Community Survey collects data on an ongoing basis, January through December, to provide every community with the information needed to make important decisions.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. It collects, analyzes, and disseminates essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) collects, analyzes, and publishes statistics on education and public school district finance information in the United States.
The prominence of data and data use in modern life is reflected in the number of TED talks on various aspects of the topic. Here you’ll find a selection of TED talks to pique your interest about data use in a variety of fields.