1998 Statistics and Input-Output Measures for Colorado School Libraries

These reports include complete data on hours of operation, schedule, staffing levels, staff activities, technology, collection holdings, usage, and expenditures. Results are compiled from answers submitted by the school libraries responding to the 1998 School Library Survey.

Colorado 1998 Data Elements

Addresses
Addresses, District Names, and RLSS codes .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Respondent Information
Name, Title, Phone .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Service Hours per Typical Week
School hours, after-school, and summer hours .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
School Library Staffing per Typical Week
CDE Endorsed, Not CDE Endorsed, and Parapros .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
School Library Staffing per Typical Week
BOCES, Tech. Staff, Aides, and others paid .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Volunteer Hours
Number of adult and student volunteers, hours worked .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Staff Activities
Identify materials, plan with teachers, manage computers and more .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Percentage of Time Spent on Paid Staff Activities
.pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Overtime Hours
Identify materials, plan with teachers, manage computers and more .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Electronic Access
Online catalog, Internet, and ACLIN .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Electronic Access
WWW available to staff and students, restrictions to use .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Electronic Access
Filtering, access to fax, phone, copier and modem .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
School Library Usage
Circulation, ILLs, and Information-Skills Contacts .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Weekly Ratios
Visits per Student, Circ per Student, Net loan rate, etc .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
School Library Collection
Volumes, CDs, Magazines, Videos, Computer Software, Full-text Svcs .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Collection Ratios
Vols/Student, CDs, Subscriptions, Videos per 100 Students .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Operating Expenditures
Books, Electronic, and Nonprint .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Per Student Expenditures
(school budget) Books, Electronic, and Nonprint .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Per Student Expenditures
(all other sources) Books, Electronic, and Nonprint .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
Capital Outlay
Equipment, and other .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document
LMC Management
Budget, Advisory Comm., Challenges, and more .pdfPDF document .xlsExcel document

Colorado 1998 Analysis

18% of Colorado public schools responded to the 1998-99 School Library Survey. Benchmarks and state totals are estimated by weighting the responses from these schools to be representative of the state as a whole.

Benchmark Ratios
In this spreadsheet, information provided by schools responding to the survey is weighted to be representative of the state as a whole. Ratios for staffing, staff activities, usage, expenditures, and collections are organized both by size of school and by grade levels. The benchmarks include averages, highs, 75th percentiles, and medians in the categories listed. .xlsExcel document
Benchmark Narrative
An explanation of how the 1998 Benchmarks are derived .pdfPDF document
Colorado School Library Survey 1998 Results
Complete data from 1998 school library survey respondents sorted alphabetically by school name .xlsExcel document
State Totals
Total numbers in several categories including services, staff, collections, budget (All categories listed in one large spreadsheet) .xlsExcel document

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