IPEDS Academy Library Survey

Reporting date: June 30, 2021

The Academic Libraries (AL) component of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey requires academic libraries to report data from their library consortia. NC LIVE provides using the following information to incorporate into your library's holdings and circulation data for NC LIVE-provided resources for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.

For more information, please see the IPEDS Q&A for Library Directors and Contacts (MS Word Doc) from the National Center for Education Statistics and the IPEDS survey form and instructions.

These numbers may vary from the general collection numbers, depending on the definitions from the IPEDS Academic Library Survey. NC LIVE has used the definitions provided by IPEDS to determine which of our collections should be included in each count.

Clicking on the type of collection will provide the IPEDS definition.

Library Collections/Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Services

Section I: For all degree-granting institutions with library expenses > 0

Components Digital/Electronic Details
Books 269,854
  • Credo Reference
  • EBook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
  • Ebook Central Permanent Collection (MyiLibrary)
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • Gale Ebooks (GVRL)
  • HomeGrown Ebooks Collection
  • hoopla Ebooks
Databases 86 See the NC LIVE Databases A to Z List for a complete list. Do not include free resources or serials.
Media 61,428
  • Films on Demand
  • hoopla audiobooks
  • Just For Kids Streaming Video
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health
Serials 26,235 The full-text e-journals we can access through our database subscriptions
Library Circulation See Usage Statistics Circulation total is for all NC LIVE Books, Databases, and Media collections.

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