U.S. library budget cuts 2013

What areas of your library were impacted by budget cuts or freezes over the past year?

U.S. library budget cuts 2013 This survey shows the areas of budget cuts in U.S. libraries in 2013. Some 47 percent of libraries experienced a reduction in the personnel budget available to them.
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What areas of your library were impacted by budget cuts or freezes over the past year?

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Impacted by cuts
Personnel47%
Book acquisitions43%
Periodicals/serials acquisitions34%
Library technology equipment, software32%
Online subscription acquisitions30%
Print subscriptions/aquisitions30%
Operations24%
Facilities upgrades/maintenance23%
Digital content collections/services22%
IT services15%
Library hours/availability14%
Don't know/unsure7%
Impacted by cuts
Personnel47%
Book acquisitions43%
Periodicals/serials acquisitions34%
Library technology equipment, software32%
Online subscription acquisitions30%
Print subscriptions/aquisitions30%
Operations24%
Facilities upgrades/maintenance23%
Digital content collections/services22%
IT services15%
Library hours/availability14%
Don't know/unsure7%
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This survey shows the areas of budget cuts in U.S. libraries in 2013. Some 47 percent of libraries experienced a reduction in the personnel budget available to them.
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