IPEDS Academic Library Survey

Reporting date: June 30, 2017

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, 2017.

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

ComponentsDigital/ElectronicDetails
Books197,546
  • ABC-CLIO
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • ebrary Academic and Public Library Complete
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Home Grown eBooks Collection
  • Ingram MyiLibrary
  • Recorded Books OneClick eBooks
  • LearningExpress Library
Databases88See the general collection spreadsheet for a complete list
Media30,674
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
  • Recorded Books OneClick Audio
  • Films on Demand
Serials24,280The full-text e-journals we can access through our database subscriptions
Library CirculationSee Usage StatisticsCirculation total is for all NC LIVE Books, Databases, and Media collections.

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