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Title: Documentation for the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) Data File: Fiscal Year 2000 (Public-Use)
Description: This manual describes the methods, procedures, techniques, and activities that were used to produce the Academic Libraries Survey of 2000 (ALS:2000). This manual is designed to provide guidance and documentation for users of the ALS data. Included in the manual are the following: an overview of the study and its predecessor studies; an account of instrumentation; a summary of the data collection methodology and results, including detailed response rates; a description of data preparation and processing activities; and an overview data file structure and contents. In addition, there are a number of appendices. The ALS: 2000 provides information pertinent to libraries at 3,527 degree-granting postsecondary educational institutions throughout the 50 states, and the District of Columbia.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2006
Web Release: July 10, 2006
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 2006342
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: User's Manual/Data File Documentation
Survey/Program Areas: Library Statistics Program (Lib)
Questions: For questions about the content of this User's Manual/Data File Documentation, please contact:
Patrick Keaton.