Research Articles

Findings from the Public Libraries and the Internet and Public Library Funding & Technology Access national surveys have appeared in numerous research articles.  The below is a selected list of those publications. 

 

Bertot, J. C. (2004). Libraries and the networked environment: Future issues and strategies. Library Trends, 52(2), 209-227.

 

Bertot, J. C. (2009). Capacity planning for broadband in public libraries: Issues and strategies. Library Technology Reports, 45(1), 38-42.

 

Bertot, J. C. (2009). Public access technologies in public libraries: Effects and implications. Information Technology and Libraries, 28(2), 81-92.

 

Bertot, J. C. (2009). Web-based surveys: Not your basic survey anymore. Library Quarterly, 79, 119-124.

 

Bertot, J. C., & Davis, D. M. (Eds.). (2004). Planning and evaluating library networked services and resources. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

Bertot, J. C., & Davis, D. M. (2007). Public library public access computing and internet access: Factors which contribute to quality services and resources. Public Library Quarterly, 25(2), 27-42.

 

Bertot, J. C., & Jaeger, P. T. (2008). Survey research and libraries: Not necessarily like in the textbooks. Library Quarterly, 78(1), 99-105.

 

Bertot, J. C., Jaeger, P. T., Langa, L. A., & McClure, C. R. (2006). Public access computing and Internet access in public libraries: The role of public libraries in e-government and emergency situations. First Monday, 11(9). Available: http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue11_9/bertot/index.html.

 

Bertot, J. C., Jaeger, P. T., Langa, L. A., & McClure, C. R. (2006). Drafted: I want you to deliver e-government. Library Journal, 131(13), 34-39.

 

Bertot, J. C., Jaeger, P. T., & McClure, C. R. (Eds.). (in press). Public libraries and the Internet: Roles, perspectives, and implications. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

Bertot, J. C., Jaeger, P. T., McClure, C. R., & Davis, D. (in press). Funding and expenditures related to Internet access in public libraries. Information Technology and Libraries.

 

Bertot, J. C., Jaeger, P. T., McClure, C. R., Wright, C. B., & Jensen, E. (2009). Public libraries and the Internet 2008–2009: Issues, implications, and challenges. First Monday, 14(11). Available: http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/viewArticle/2700/2351

 

Bertot, J. C., & McClure, C. R. (1999). Public library Internet connectivity: Status and policy implications. Library and Information Science Research, 21, 281-298.

 

Bertot, J. C., & McClure, C. R. (2007). Assessing sufficiency and quality of bandwidth for public libraries. Information Technology and Libraries, 26(1), 14-22.

 

Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Jaeger, P. T. (2005). Public libraries struggle to meet Internet demand: New study shows libraries need support to sustain technology services. American Libraries, 36(7), 78-79.

 

Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Jaeger, P. T. (2008). Public libraries and the Internet 2007: Issues, implications, and expectations. Library & Information Science Research, 30, 175-184.

 

Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Jaeger, P. T. (2008).  The impacts of free public Internet access on public library patrons and communities. Library Quarterly, 78, 285-301.

 

Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Owens, K. A. (1999). Universal service in a global networked environment. Government Information Quarterly, 16, 309-327.

 

Jaeger, P. T., & Bertot, J. C. (in press). Public libraries and e-government. In J. C. Bertot, P. T. Jaeger, & C. R. McClure (Eds.), Public libraries and the Internet: Roles, perspectives, and implications. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

Jaeger, P. T., & Bertot, J. C. (in press). Shaping the debate: The present and future impacts of policy on the Internet and library services. In J. C. Bertot, P. T. Jaeger, & C. R. McClure (Eds.), Public libraries and the Internet: Roles, perspectives, and implications. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

Jaeger, P. T., & Bertot, J. C. (2009). E-government education in public libraries: New service roles and expanding social responsibilities. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 50, 40-50.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Bertot, J. C., & McClure, C. R. (2004). The effects of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in public libraries and its implications for research: A statistical, policy, and legal analysis. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 55(13), 1131-1139.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Bertot, J. C., & McClure, C. R. (2007). Public libraries and the Internet 2006: Issues, funding, and challenges. Public Libraries, 46(5), 71-78.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Fleischmann, K. R. (in press). Evolving relationships between information technology and public libraries. In J. C. Bertot, P. T. Jaeger, & C. R. McClure (Eds.), Public libraries and the Internet: Roles, perspectives, and implications. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Langa, L. A. (2006). The policy implications of Internet connectivity in public libraries. Government Information Quarterly, 23(1), 123-141.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Bertot, J. C., McClure, C. R., & Rodriguez, M. (2007). Public libraries and Internet access across the United States: A comparison by state from 2004 to 2006. Information Technology and Libraries, 26(2), 4-14.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Langa, L. A., McClure, C. R., & Bertot, J. C. (2007). The 2004 and 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes: Evolving roles and lessons learned for public libraries in disaster preparedness and community services. Public Library Quarterly, 25(3/4), 199-214.

 

Jaeger, P. T., Langa, L. A., McClure, C. R., & Bertot, J. C. (2007). The 2004 and 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes: Evolving roles and lessons learned for public libraries in disaster preparedness and community services. In W. Miller & R. M. Pellen (Eds.), Dealing with natural disasters in libraries (199-214). New York: Haworth.

 

Jaeger, P. T., McClure, C. R., & Bertot, J. C. (2005). The E-rate program and libraries and library consortia, 2000-2004: Trends and issues. Information Technology and Libraries, 24(2), 57-67.

 

Jaeger, P. T., McClure, C. R., Bertot, J. C., & Langa, L. A. (2005). CIPA: Decisions, implementation, and impacts. Public Libraries, 44(2), 105-109.

 

Jaeger, P. T., & Yan, Z. (2009). One law with two outcomes: Comparing the implementation of the Children’s Internet Protection Act in public libraries and public schools. Information Technology and Libraries, 28(1), 8-16.

 

Lazar, J., Jaeger, P. T., & Bertot, J. C. (in press). Persons with disabilities and physical and virtual public library settings. In J. C. Bertot, P. T. Jaeger, & C. R. McClure (Eds.), Public libraries and the Internet: Roles, perspectives, and implications. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

Mandel, L. H., Bishop, B. W., McClure, C. R., Bertot, J. C., & Jaeger, P. T. (2010). Broadband for public libraries: Importance, issues, and research needs. Government Information Quarterly, 27, 280-291.

 

McClure, C. R., Bertot, J. C., & Jaeger, P. T. (in press). The ever changing impacts of Internet access on libraries and their communities. In J. C. Bertot, P. T. Jaeger, & C. R. McClure (Eds.), Public libraries and the Internet: Roles, perspectives, and implications. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.

 

McClure, C. R., & Jaeger, P. T. (2008). Public libraries and Internet service roles: Measuring and maximizing Internet services. Chicago: ALA Editions.

 

McClure, C. R., Jaeger, P. T., & Bertot, J. C. (2007). The looming infrastructure plateau?: Space, funding, connection speed, and the ability of public libraries to meet the demand for free Internet access. First Monday, 12(12). Available: http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2017/1907  

 

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