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Table 5. Number of holdings, additions, and expenditures, per 100 students, in library media centers during 2010–11 for various kinds of materials, by state: 2011–12


  Per 100 Students  
  Number of holdings at the end of the 2010–11 school year   Number acquired during the 2010–11 school year   Amount of expenditures during the 2010–11 school year for  
State Book titles   Audio/video materials1   Book titles   Audio/video materials1   Book titles   Audio/video materials1   All information resources2  
United States 2,188   81   89   4   1,028   84   1,600  
                             
Alabama 2,114   106   48   2 ! 501   27   731  
Alaska 5,077   564   190   6   1,921   117   2,519  
Arizona 1,988   44   57   1   511   20 ! 960  
Arkansas 1,880   68   96   4   1,185   80   1,600  
California 2,065   38   75   2 ! 800     1,025  
                             
Colorado 2,101   44   89   2   867   47   1,123  
Connecticut 2,405   81   111   4   1,082   92   1,701  
Delaware 2,835   36   61   2 ! 688   28   941  
District of Columbia              
Florida 1,904   91   68   4   727   53   1,098  
                             
Georgia 1,909   107   85   4   953   74   1,306  
Hawaii 1,514   65   34     379 ! 18 ! 643  
Idaho 2,378   60   64   2   631   36   845  
Illinois 2,453   68   110   5 ! 1,062   79   2,031  
Indiana 2,486   76   84   5   945   82   1,454  
                             
Iowa 2,603   29   101   1   1,030   18   1,444  
Kansas 3,564   127   101   3   1,572 ! 64   2,242  
Kentucky 2,026   162   96   5   1,238   116   1,768  
Louisiana 1,951   106 ! 66   3   795   47 ! 1,758  
Maine 3,393   135   109   6   1,416   146   2,260  
                             
Maryland              
Massachusetts 1,664   57   61   2   915   44   1,379  
Michigan 2,065   49   58   2   683   35   1,013  
Minnesota 2,760   88   105   4   893   91   1,640  
Mississippi 1,862   91   106   4   980   62   1,303  
                             
Missouri 2,624   135   106   5   1,489   95   2,123  
Montana 3,570   129   118   7   1,277   122   2,151  
Nebraska 3,629   93   137   4 ! 1,364   78 ! 2,164  
Nevada 1,674   35   74   1 ! 836   21   1,023  
New Hampshire 2,134   105   81   8   1,359   174   2,178  
                             
New Jersey 2,172   100   68   6   871   81   1,547  
New Mexico 3,057   111   95   4   1,500     8,219 !
New York 1,898   65   101   6   1,212   139   1,925  
North Carolina 1,940   122   88   4 ! 1,164   63   1,585  
North Dakota 3,728   202   172   16   1,667   222   2,428  
                             
Ohio 1,889   102   64   3   607   64   906  
Oklahoma 2,676   87   133   7 ! 1,127   84   1,591  
Oregon 2,569   49   77   2   679   38   1,128  
Pennsylvania 2,302   53   81   3 ! 1,162   69   1,668  
Rhode Island 1,993   65   62   1 ! 584   27 ! 922  
                             
South Carolina 2,246   68   79   2   1,197   99 ! 1,547  
South Dakota 3,370     229 ! 6   1,646   100   2,294  
Tennessee 1,756   132   81   8 ! 963   122   1,196  
Texas 2,261   88   113   8 ! 1,274   134   2,354  
Utah 1,652   60   85   3   855   76 ! 1,003  
                             
Vermont 4,010   183   155   14 ! 2,157   231   3,289  
Virginia 2,018   103   122   3   1,541   86   1,886  
Washington 2,325   47   82   2 ! 720   27   946  
West Virginia 1,923   53   110   2   917   35   1,504  
Wisconsin 3,125   178   159   13   2,472   314   3,793  
Wyoming 3,714   92   211   4   2,657   85   3,202  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 Includes all copies of any tape, CD, DVD, or Blu-ray.
2 Information resources include such items as books, periodicals, audio/visual materials, database licensing, and software. They do not include salaries, computer hardware, or audio/visual equipment.
NOTE: The 2011–12 Schools and Staffing Survey did not collect school library media center data from private schools. Ratios are computed as the weighted sum of the survey item (number of book titles, audio/video materials, or expenditures) across all libraries, divided by total enrollment, with the result multiplied by 100.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Library Media Center Data File," 2011–12.


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