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IMLS Public Libraries

Overview

Public libraries represent libraries participating in the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences Public Library Survey during Fiscal Year 2019. Library locations are represented as point locations corresponding to the library address.

Attributes

state

Two-letter American National Standards Institute (ANSI) State Code

string
imls_id

Library identification code assigned by IMLS

string
library_id

Library identification code assigned by the state. IMLS assigns the FSCSKEY to this field if the state did not assign a code

string
library_name

Name of library (administrative entity)

string
addr_line_1

Street address of administrative entity

string
city

City or town (of street address) of administrative entity

string
zip5

Standard five-digit postal zip code (of street address) of administrative entity

string
zip4

Four-digit postal zip code extension (of street address) of administrative entity.

string
mailing_address_line_1

Mailing address of administrative entity

string
mailing_city

City or town (of mailing address) of administrative entity

string
mailing_zip5

Standard five-digit postal zip code (of mailing address) of administrative entity

string
mailing_zip4

Four-digit postal zip code extension (of mailing address) of administrative entity

string
county

County in which the headquarters of the administrative entity is physically located

string
phone_number

Telephone number, in following format: area code/exchange/number (for example, 7037315072)

string
fscs_id

FSCS Public Library Definition (Public library system meets all criteria the definition.)

boolean
service_population

Population of the Legal Service Area

integer
librarian_masters

ALA-MLS Librarians. Number of FTE paid librarians with master's degrees from programs of library and information studies accredited by the American Library Association.

number
librarians_count

Total number of FTE employees holding the title of librarian.

number
fte_count

All other paid FTE employees.

number
total_staff

Total paid FTE employees (i.e., sum of LIBRARIA and OTHPAID).

number
operating_revenue_local

Operating revenue from local government

integer
operating_revenue_state

Operating revenue from state government

integer
operating_revenue_federal

Operating revenue from federal government

integer
operating_revenue_other

Other operating revenue (i.e., operating revenue not included in LOCGVT, STGVT, and FEDGVT)

integer
total_operating_revenue

Total operating revenue (i.e., sum of LOCGVT, STGVT, FEDGVT, and OTHINCM)

integer
total_salary

Salaries and wages for all library staff

integer
total_benefits

Employee benefits for all library staff

integer
total_staff_expenditures

Total staff expenditures (i.e., sum of SALARIES and BENEFIT)

integer
print_expenditures

Operating expenditures for print materials (including books, current serial subscriptions, government documents, and any other print acquisitions)

integer
electronic_expenditures

Operating expenditures for electronic (digital) materials (including ebooks, e-serials, government documents, databases, electronic files, reference tools, scores, maps, or pictures, including materials digitized by the library)

integer
other_collection_expenditures

Operating expenditures for all other library materials (microform, audio, video, DVD, and new formats)

integer
total_collection_expenditures

Total expenditures on library collection (i.e., sum of PRMATEXP, ELMATEXP, and OTHMATEX)

integer
other_expenditures

Other operating expenditures (i.e., operating expenditures not included in STAFFEXP and TOTEXPCO)

integer
total_expenditures

Total operating expenditures (i.e., sum of STAFFEXP, TOTEXPCO, and OTHOPEXP)

integer
capital_revenue_local

Local government capital revenue

integer
capital_revenue_state

State government capital revenue

integer
capital_revenue_federal

Federal government capital revenue

integer
capital_revenue_other

Other capital revenue (i.e., capital revenue not included in LCAP_REV, SCAP_REV, and OCAP_REV)

integer
capital_revenue_total

Total capital revenue (i.e., sum of LCAP_REV, SCAP_REV, FCAP_REV, and OCAP_REV)

integer
total_capital_expenditures

Total capital expenditures

integer
print_materials

Print materials (including books and government documents)

integer
electronic_materials

Electronic Books (E-books) (digital documents, including non-serial government documents in digital format)

integer
audio_materials

Audio - physical units (including records, audiocassettes, audio cartridges, audio discs—including audio-CD-ROMS, audio reels, talking books, and other sound recordings)

integer
audio_downloads

Audio - downloadable units

integer
video_materials

Video - physical units (including video tapes, DVDs, video CD-ROMs, etc.)

integer
video_downloads

Video - downloadable units

integer
electronic_materials_other

Local/Other electronic collections

integer
electronic_materials_state

State electronic collections

integer
total_electronic_materials

Total electronic collections

integer
print_subscriptions

Current print serial subscriptions

integer
annual_service_hours

Total annual public service hours for all service outlets

integer
annual_visits

Total annual library visits

integer
annual_reference_transactions

Total annual reference transactions

integer
registered_users

Registered Users

integer
annual_total_circulation

Total annual circulation transactions

integer
annual_child_circulation

Total annual circulation (including renewals) of all children's materials in all formats to all users

integer
annual_electronic_circulation

Use of Electronic Materials – The total annual circulation of all electronic materials

integer
annual_physical_circulation

Physical item circulation – The total annual circulation of all physical library materials of all types, including renewals.

integer
electronic_retrieval

Successful retrieval of electronic information – The number of full-content units or descriptive records examined, downloaded, or otherwise supplied to user, from online library resources that require user authentication but do not have a circulation period.

integer
electronic_content_use

Electronic content use – The total annual count of the circulation of electronic materials and the successful retrieval of electronic information

integer
annual_total_collection

Total annual count of physical item circulation, circulation of electronic material and successful retrieval of electronic information

integer