Public Libraries Survey, Fiscal Year 2003

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The Public Libraries Survey, Fiscal Year 2003 (PLS FY2003), is a study that is part of the Library Statistics program. PLS FY2003 (https://www.imls.gov/research/public_libraries_in_the_united_states_survey.aspx) is a cross-sectional study that includes information on population of legal service area, service outlets, public service hours, library materials, total circulation, circulation of children�s materials, reference transactions, library visits, children�s program attendance, interlibrary loans, electronic services and information, full-time-equivalent staff, operating revenue and expenditures, and capital expenditures. The study was conducted using paper surveys, web-based surveys, and email. The key respondents in this study were state library agencies. The study's response rate was 97.2 percent. The key statistics produced from PLS FY2003 were about service measures such as access to the Internet, number of users of electronic resources, number of internet terminals used by the general public, reference transactions, public service hours, interlibrary loans, circulation, library visits, children�s program attendance, and circulation of children�s materials. It also includes information about size of collection, staffing, operating revenue and expenditures, type of geographic service area, type of legal basis, type of administrative structure, number and type of public library service outlets, and square footage of outlets.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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References

https://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/fy2003_pls_database_documentation.pdf

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher Institute of Museum and Library Services
Unique Identifier Unknown
Maintainer
Identifier NCES_2005362
Data First Published 2005-06-10
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2005-09-22
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 018:50
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Metadata Catalog ID https://www2.ed.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
Homepage URL https://www.imls.gov/research/public_libraries_in_the_united_states_survey.aspx
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > Institute of Museum and Library Services
Related Documents https://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/fy2003_pls_database_documentation.pdf
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash f1b97e0cf16c61e2a82f4205d0f9ce52ccc7fdd4
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 2003/2004

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