ERIC Number: ED409916
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Library Statistics Cooperative Program.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.
The Library Statistics Cooperative Program collects statistics about all types of libraries--academic libraries, public libraries, school library media centers, state library agencies, federal libraries and information centers, and library cooperatives. The Library Statistics Cooperative Program depends on collaboration with all types of libraries and all levels of governments. Organizations with a key role in its success include: the National Center for Education Statistics, the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, and the Bureau of the Census, in addition to cooperating partners and organizations. This pamphlet briefly describes the surveys conducted by the Library Statistics Cooperative Program: Academic Libraries Survey; Public Libraries Survey; School Library Media Centers Survey; State Library Agencies Survey; Federal Libraries and Information Centers Survey; and Library Cooperatives Survey. Tables list the following general information for each survey: frequency of data collection; year survey began; number of school library media centers reporting; type of data collected; how collected; reports; availability of a data file; and NCES staff contact information. The pamphlet also describes numerous ways to access the NCES library data. (SWC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, Washington, DC.