Academic Libraries 2015-16
Institution: Colorado School of Mines (126775)
User ID: P1267751
Overview
Academic Libraries Overview
Welcome to the IPEDS Academic Libraries (AL) survey component. The purpose of the AL component of IPEDS is to
collect information on library collections, library expenses, and library services for libraries in degree-granting
postsecondary institutions.


Recent changes

There are a few changes to the 2015-16 Academic Libraries component from the 2014-15 collection. Visit the

Academic Libraries Resource page for a list of the changes and additional reporting resources.


Data Reporting Reminders

Report all data for fiscal year (FY) 2015. Fiscal year 2015 is defined as the most recent 12-month period that ends

before October 1, 2015, that corresponds to the institution’s fiscal year.


Coverage:

Include data for the main or central academic library and all branch and independent libraries that were open all or
part of the fiscal year 2015. Branch and independent libraries are defined as auxiliary library service outlets with
quarters separate from the central library that houses the basic collection. The central library administers the
branches. Libraries on branch campuses that have separate IPEDS unit identification numbers are reported as
separate libraries.


Resources:

To download the survey materials for this component: Survey Materials
To access your prior year data submission for this component: Reported Data
For more information about the previous survey: Academic Libraries Survey

If you have questions about completing this survey, please contact the IPEDS Help Desk at 1-877-225-2568.

Institution: Colorado School of Mines (126775)
User ID: P1267751
Screening Questions
Were your annual total library expenses for Fiscal Year 2015:

Less than $100,000
Greater than or equal to $100,000





Is the library collection entirely electronic?

No
Yes






Institution: Colorado School of Mines (126775)
User ID: P1267751
Library Collections/Circulation
Section I:
For all degree-granting institutions with
library expenses >0
NOTE - This section of the survey collects data on selected types of material. It does not cover all materials.
Report the total number of each category held at the END of Fiscal Year 2015.
Library Collections
Physical
Digital/Electronic
Total

Prior Year

Prior Year

Amount
Amount
Books
536,568
569,899
822
832
Databases

128
134
Media
618,669
748
0
0
Total
1,155,237
570,647
950
966
1,156,187

Library Circulation
14,720
17,786
152,339
0
167,059

You may use the space below to provide context for the data you've reported above.


Institution: Colorado School of Mines (126775)
User ID: P1267751
Expenses and Interlibrary Services
Section II:
For degree-granting institutions with
library expenses >= $100,000
Library expenses should be reported for the most recent 12-month period that corresponds to your institution's
fiscal year that ends before October 1, 2015.

Prior Year Amount
Indicate the number of branch and independent libraries
0
0
(exclude the main or central library).

Expenses
Amount

Total salaries and wages for the library staff
1,174,521
1,012,279

Are staff fringe benefits paid out of the library budget?


No



Yes
Total Fringe benefits
414,069
374,537



Materials/services expenses
One-time purchases of books, serial backfiles, and other
0

materials
Ongoing commitments to subscriptions
1,123,901

All other materials/service cost
363,201

Total materials/services expenses
1,487,102
1,426,875

Operations and maintenance expenses
Preservation services
8,135

All other operations and maintenance expenses
189,373

Total operations and maintenance expenses
197,508
183,483

Total Expenses
3,273,200
2,997,174
Total Expenses (minus Fringe Benefits)
2,859,131
2,622,637

Interlibrary Services
Number

Total interlibrary loans and documents provided to other
4,758
6,389
libraries
Total interlibrary loans and documents received
3,057
4,175

Does your library support virtual reference services?

No
Yes





You may use the space below to provide context for the data you've reported above.


Institution: Colorado School of Mines (126775)
User ID: P1267751
Summary
Academic Libraries Component Summary
IPEDS collects important information regarding your institution. All data reported in IPEDS
survey components become available in the IPEDS Data Center and appear as aggregated data
in various Department of Education reports. Additionally, some of the reported data appears in
your institution’s Data Feedback Report (DFR). The purpose of this summary is to provide you
an opportunity to view some of the data that, when accepted through the IPEDS quality control
process, will appear on your DFR. Data Feedback Reports will be available through the Data
Center and sent to your institution’s CEO in November 2016.
Please review your data for accuracy. If you have questions about the data displayed below
after reviewing the data reported on the survey screens, please contact the IPEDS Help Desk at:
1-877-225-2568 or ipedshelp@rti.org.
Library
Physical Collection
Digital/Electronic
Collections/Circulation
Collection
Books
536,568
822
Databases

128
Media
618,669
0
Total Collection
1,155,237
950

Total Circulation
14,720
152,339
Expenses
Amount
Salaries and wages
$1,174,521
Fringe benefits
$414,069
Materials/services expenses
$1,487,102
Operations and
$197,508
maintenance expenses
Total expenses
$3,273,200

Institution: Colorado School of Mines (126775)
User ID: P1267751
Edit Report
Academic Libraries
Colorado School of Mines (126775)
Source
Description
Severity
Resolved
Options
Screen: Collections/Circulation
Screen
The number entered (618,669) is outside the expected range
Explanation
Yes

Entry
of between 524 and 972 compared to the prior year value.
Please correct your data or explain. (Error #15015)
Reason: The physical media was reported incorrectly and should be 618,289.
Screen
The calculated value (1,155,237) is outside the expected
Explanation
Yes

Entry
range of between 456,518 and 684,776 compared to the prior
year value. Please correct your data or explain. (Error #15027)
Reason: The physical media was reported incorrectly and should be 618,289.