Description: The Academic Libraries component of IPEDS collects basic information on library collections, expenditures, and services for degree-granting postsecondary institutions. Data collected include: counts of books, media, and database collections held in the physical and digital/electronic form and library expenditures on salaries/wages, materials/services, and operations/maintenance.
Institutions with annual library expenditures less than $100,000 are only required to report collections information.
Agency: U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
Direct Agency: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
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