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Academic Libraries Survey (ALS)



7. Methodology and evaluation Reports

General


Cahalan, M.W., and Justh, N.M. (2000). Academic Libraries: 1996 (NCES 2000-326). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Cahalan, M.W., and Justh, N.M. (2001). Academic Libraries: 1998 (NCES 2001-341). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Carey, N., and Justh, N.M. (2003). Academic Libraries: 2000 (NCES 2004-317). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. Holton, B., and George, A. (2007). Data File and Documentation for the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS): 1996 (Public Use) (NCES 2008-318). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC.

Phan, T., Hardesty, L., and Hug, J. (2013). Documentation for the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) Restricted-Use Data File: 2012 (NCES 2014-040). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. 

Phan, T., Hardesty, L., and Hug, J. (2014). Academic Libraries: 2012 (NCES 2014-038). U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.  On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014038.pdf.

Phan, T., Hardesty, L., Hug, J., and Sheckells, C. (2011a). Academic Libraries: 2010 (NCES 2012-365). U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012365.pdf.

Survey Design

Holton, B., and George, A. (2007). Data File and Documentation, Public Use: Academic Libraries Survey (ALS): Fiscal Year 1996 (NCES 2008-318). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2008/2008318.pdf

Holton, B., Hardesty, L., and O’Shea, P. (2008). Documentation for the Academic Library Survey (ALS) Public Use Data File Fiscal Year 2006 (NCES 2008-348). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2008/2008348.pdf.

Phan, T., Hardesty, L., Hug, J., Sheckells, C., (2011b). Documentation for the Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) Public Use Data File: Fiscal Year 2010 (NCES 2011-367). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011367.pdf.

Phan, T., Hardesty, L., and Sheckells, C., George, A. (2009). Documentation for the Academic Library Survey (ALS) Public Use Data File: Fiscal Year 2008 (NCES 2010–310). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2009/2010310.pdf.

Schmitt, C.M. (2005). Documentation for the Academic Library Survey (ALS) Data File: Fiscal Year 2002 (NCES 2006-308). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2006/2006308.pdf.

Schmitt, C.M. (2006). Documentation for the Academic Library Survey (ALS) Data File: Fiscal Year 2000 Public Use (NCES 2006-342). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2006/2006342.pdf.

Schmitt, C.M., O’Shea, P., and Vaden, K. (2007). Documentation for the Academic Library Survey (ALS) Data File: Fiscal Year 2004 Public Use (NCES 2007-343). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2007/2007343.pdf.

Data Quality and Comparability

Cahalan, M., Mansfield, W., and Justh, N. (2001). Status of Academic Libraries in the United States: Results From the 1996 Academic Library Survey With Historical Comparisons (NCES 2001-301). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2001/2001301.pdf.

Marston, C.C. (1999). Coverage Evaluation of the Academic Library Survey (NCES 1999-330). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC. On the web: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs99/1999330.pdf.

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