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For the latest verified and comparative data on public libraries and the state library agency, please consult the Institute for Museum and Library Services website for data products and publications at: http://www.imls.gov/research/

CHIEF OFFICER

Name: Cal Shepardcal.shepard@ncdcr.gov
Title: State Librarian
Organization: State of North Carolina
Address: State Library of North Carolina
4640 Mail Service Ctr
City: Raleigh
State: NC
Zip Code: 27699-4640
Phone: (919) 807-7410
Fax: (919) 733-8748
Appointment Date: 02/01/2012
Committee Assignments:

  • IMLS Digital Collections and Content Project
  • STATE LINKS

    Library Agency Homepage: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov
    Virtual Library: http://www.nclive.org/
    State Home Page: http://www.ncgov.com
    Governor: Roy Cooper
    Library Association: http://www.nclaonline.org
    Friends of the Library Association: < http://foncpl.org/...
    Trustee Association:
    Other State Library Links:
               http://www.ncdcr.gov
         

    STATEWIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY STATISTICS

    Link to IMLS Public Library Statistics Webpage: https://www.imls.gov/research-evaluation/data-collection/public-libraries-survey

    Year the data below was released: 2012-13
    URL for Statewide Public Library Statistics:
          http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/aboutlibraries/st...
    Population: 9,765,229
    Number of Public Libraries: 80
    Total Circulation: 52,705,420
    Circulation Per Capita: 4.24
    Total Library Operating Income: $206,160,285
    Total Expenditures: $194,894,896
    Expenditures per capita:$19.96
    State Support:$13,518,665
    Total Construction Funding:n/a
    Materials Loaned to other Libraries: 57,414

    STATE LIBRARY AGENCY

    Link to IMLS State Library Statistics Webpage: https://www.imls.gov/research-evaluation/data-collection/state-library-administrative-agency-survey

    Year the data below was released:
    Governance Structure: A division of the cabinet-level Department of Cultural Resources.
    Library Legislation:

    Library Standards:
    2012 Public Library Standards http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/aboutlibrari es/plstandards.html
    Allied and Other Special Operations:

    Number of Service Outlets: Two - Government and Heritage Library and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
    Collections: Monographs - 154,314 Serial volumes - 5,809 Government documents (state and federal) - 700,506 Microfilm reels - 70,758 Media (videos, DVD's) - 1,089 Digital collections (includes monographs, serials, images, audio) - 37,737
    Staff: 77.5
    Income: $24,451,919
    Expenditures: $23,272,173
    Employment Opportunities: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/jobs.html

    PUBLICATIONS

    Newsletter:
    LSTA Five Year Plan: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/grants/lsta/plan2...
    Other Relevant Links to State Library Publications:

    http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/StrategicPlan_0
    608.pdf
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