|Your Use||Library Services||Value of Services|
The total value for the services you listed above = $
*Your personal return on investment is based on your responses and the typical annual tax contribution for your Michigan library. You see a returned value of $ for every one dollar invested.
|Values used in the calculations above|
|Value of a book checked out at a library, including via interlibrary loan = $30|
|Value of a magazine read at a library = $8|
|Value of a movie checked out at a library = $5|
|Value of a music recording checked out at a library = $15|
|Value of an audio book checked out at a library= $40|
|Value of a children's program at a library = $6|
|Value of a library program, such as a book club, for adults = $10|
|Value of a patron spending an hour on a library computer = $12|
|Value of a reference question at a library = $15|
|Value of general full-text articles accessed from a library's Web site or the Michigan eLibrary = $15|
|Value of academic full-text articles accessed from a library's Web site or the Michigan eLibrary = $30|
|Value of utilizing library resources in-house = $10|
|Value for Museum Adventure Pass checked out at a library = $15|
|Value for College and K-12 Practice Exams and Courses through MeL.org = $300|
|Vocational Tests and Skill Building Courses = $60|
|Primary Historical Research in MeL Michigana (per document or photo) = $7.50|
Adapted from the Library Research Service Return on Investment calculator code.
You are seeing a returned value of $ for every one dollar invested!