IPEDS Academic Library Survey

Reporting date: June 30, 2018

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, 2018.

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
Books202,576
  • ABC-CLIO
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • EBook Central Academic and Public Library Complete
  • Ebook Central Permanent Collection (MyiLibrary)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Home Grown eBooks Collection
  • RBdigital eBooks
Databases89See the general collection spreadsheet for a complete list
Media39,892
  • NC LIVE Video Collection
  • RBdigital
  • Films on Demand
Serials23,465The 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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