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Library General Information Survey (LIBGIS) I [United States]: Public School Libraries/Media Centers, Fall 1974

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2002-03-19
Language
English
Free Keywords
expenditures; facilities; library collections; library services; loans; personnel; public libraries; public schools; school libraries
Description
  • Abstract

    This survey provides current information for individual public school libraries/media centers on holdings, expenditures, staffing, loan transactions, physical facilities, and hours and days open. It also contributes to an understanding of the total picture of public school libraries on a nationwide basis.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Collection date: 1974
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Public school libraries/media centers in the United States.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook and data collection instrument are provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2225 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics (2002): Library General Information Survey (LIBGIS) I [United States]: Public School Libraries/Media Centers, Fall 1974. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02225.v1