Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Annual Survey
Reporting date: June 30, 2018
NC LIVE provides 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, 2018.
These numbers may vary from the general collection numbers, depending on the definitions from the ARL. NC LIVE has used the definitions provided by IPEDS to determine which of our collections should be included in each count.
|Question No.||ARL Survey category||FY total||Details|
|4||Electronic books (included in question 2)||202,576||NC LIVE ebook collections include: ABC-CLIO E-book Collection, Credo Reference - Complete Core, eBooks on EBSCOhost, Ebook Central Academic and Public Library Complete, Ebook Central Permanent Collection (formerly MyiLibrary), Gale Virtual Reference Library, Home Grown eBooks Collection|
|18||Number of successful full-text article requests (journals)||See Usage Statistics||The following NC LIVE databases include journals: ABI/Inform Collection, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Proquest Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection. The "FT Views" column for these collections can be used to calculate this number.|
|19||Number of regular searches (databases)||See Usage Statistics||The following NC LIVE databases use regular searches. The "searches" column for these databases can be used to calculate this number.|
|20||Number of federated searches (databases)||See Usage Statistics||The following NC LIVE databases use federated searches. The "searches" column for these databases can be used to calculate this number.|