List of contents for the core dataset for libraries in England
Action 2 in Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England, 2016-2021 states that the Libraries Taskforce will define and publish a core dataset, creating a transparent and automated (where possible) process to gather and share it. We want the core dataset to be something which all library services will be encouraged to collect, use and publish. There may, of course, also be other data which authorities choose to collect in addition to this for their own local purposes.
The library sector and interested organisations have been widely consulted on the contents of this core dataset through: