ERIC Number: ED230202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Library Statistics of Colleges and Universities. Summary Data 1979.
Association of Coll. and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL.
The 36 tables in this report present summaries of unpublished data gathered in a 1979 survey of college and university libraries which was part of the Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS) conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Included are statistics on library book and periodical holdings; materials added in 1979; government document, microform, and audiovisual collections; library operating expenditures; expenditures for materials and staff; salaries of professional staff by sex and state; the number of librarians and professional and nonprofessional staff; the number of hours of student assistance; library circulation; interlibrary loan transactions; library hours; and reference questions answered. Separate figures are given for public and private institutions. Final composite tables present selected data on library holdings and staff by state, and library operating expenditures by purpose and state. A sample NCES HEGIS questionnaire is provided with instructions for its use. (Author/ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans, Library Circulation, Library Collections, Library Expenditures, Library Personnel, Library Surveys, National Surveys, Questionnaires, Reference Services, Salaries, Tables (Data)
Association of College and Research Libraries, 50 East Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611 ($10.00 per copy for members; $13.00 per copy for nonmembers; enclose a mailing label).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Coll. and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL.