In 2014, ALIA, in conjunction with the Australian Law Library Association, Health Libraries Inc (HLInc) and Health Libraries Australia (ALIA HLA, a national group of the Australian Library and Information Association), released a study which suggests law firms, government departments, associations and other organisations involved with special libraries gain over $5 in return for every $1 they invest in special libraries.
Putting a value on 'priceless': an independent assessment on the return on investment of special libraries in Australia
Australian Library and Information Associaton
Canberra: Australian Library and Information Association
ALIA Health Libraries Australia; Australian Law Library Association; Health Libraries Inc.,