Publications and Presentations

 Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Photo Credit: Bryan Ledgard.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Photo Credit: Bryan Ledgard.


Walker, Chris, Carlos A. Manjarrez, Lesley Lundgren, & Sarah Fuller. (2015). Museums, Libraries and Comprehensive Initiatives: A First Look at Emerging Experience. Institute of Museum and Library Services. Washington, DC.

Manjarrez, Marley. Associate Editor. 2015. Heterotopia Journal. University of Washington. Seattle, WA. 

Heritage Health 2014

NovaKultura Consulting applied quantitative survey methods to assess the condition of over 20 billion diverse artifacts held in public trust across the U.S., at the request of Heritage Preservation, IMLS, NEH and NEA.

Langa, Lesley A., et. al. (2013). Improving the Museum Experiences of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Families: An Exploratory Examination of Their Motivations and Needs and Using Web-based Resources to Meet Them. Curator: The Museum Journal, vol. 56,
no. 3.

Manjarrez, Carlos., & Shoembs, Kyle. 2011. Who’s in the Queue? A Demographic Analysis of Public Access Computer Users and Uses in U.S. Public Libraries. Research Brief series, no. 4 (IMLS-2011-RB-04). Wash­ington, DC: Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

Manjarrez, Carlos A., Joyce Ray and Karmen Bisher. 2010. "A Demographic Overview of the Current and Projected Library Workforce and the Impact of Federal Funding." Library Trends 59.1-2 (2010): 6-29.

Henderson, E., C. Manjarrez. 2010. State Library Agencies Survey: Fiscal Year 2008. Research Brief series, no. 2 (IMLS-2010-RB-02). Washington, DC: Institute of Museum and Library Services. 

Manjarrez, C., L. Langa, K. Miller. (2009). A Catalyst for Change: LSTA Grants to States Program Activities and the Transformation of Library Services to the Public. (IMLS-2009-RES-01). Institute of Museum and Library Services. Washington, D.C. 

Manjarrez, Carlos., et. al. (2008). Exhibiting Public Value: Museum Public Finance in the United States (IMLS-2008-RES-02). Institute of Museum and Library Services. Washington, DC. 

Manjarrez, Carlos, Susan J Popkin, Elizabeth Guernsey. “Poor Health. Adding Insult to Injury for HOPE VI Families”.  HOPE VI Where do we go from here? Brief Series. The Urban Institute, Washington, DC. 

Manjarrez, Carlos, Jessica Cigna & Beatta Bajaj. 2007.  Making Cities Stronger: Public Libraries Support to Local Economic Development.  The Urban Libraries Council , Chicago, IL. & The Urban Institute, Washington, DC. 



Juried Paper Presentation. Langa, Lesley A. (2015). The Heritage Health Information 2014: A National Collections Care Survey, American Alliance of Museums 2015 (Atlanta, GA).

Invited Speaker. “New Data Tools for Cultural Sector Planning”. Association of Public Data Users Annual Conference. Alexandria, VA. September 2015

Invited Panelist. “What is the future of funding for arts and interdisciplinary efforts in higher education?” a2ru Edge Effects: National Conference, Ames, IA. November 2014

Invited Speaker. “Building from the Ground Up: Museum and Library Data and the Federal Statistical System”. Association of Public Data Users Annual Conference. Alexandria, VA. September 2014

Juried Paper Presentation. “New Measures for Assessing of LSTA Formula Grant Program Impacts”. Association for Research Libraries. Seattle, WA. August 2014

Invited Speaker. “Big Data, Social Media Network Analysis and the New Normal for Measuring Cultural Engagement” Measuring Cultural Engagement Symposium: A Quest for New Terms and Techniques. National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC. June 2014

Invited Speaker. “The End of Public Library Data Collection As We Know It”. Ohio Library Council Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. October 2014

Invited Speaker. “Do As We Wish We Did, Not as We Do: Establishing a 21st Century Public Library Data Collection Model for Canada”. Canadian Library Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. Canada. June 2014

Invited Panelist. “On the Intersection of Arts and Policy” Art and Cultural Symposium, Crystal Bridges Art Museum, Bentonville, AR. April 2014

Invited Speaker. “The State of Evaluation in Public Libraries”. Chief Officers of State Library Association Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC. October 2013

Invited Speaker. “Lessons Learned (the hard way): Developing Cultural Sector Evaluation Capacity in Your Agency”. National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC. August 2013