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Education > Percent of People Who Have Completed a Bachelor's Degree

Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:50:10 +0000

Definition: Percent of People 25 Years and Over Who Have Completed a Bachelor's Degree, 2004



Education > Percent of People Who Have Completed an Advanced Degree

Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:50:10 +0000

Definition: Percent of People 25 Years and Over Who Have Completed an Advanced Degree, 2004



Education > Percent of People Who Have Completed High School (Including Equivalency)

Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:50:10 +0000

Definition: Percent of People 25 Years and Over Who Have Completed High School (Including Equivalency), 2004



Education > Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures (per $ GDP)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:41:47 +0000

Definition: Major capital expenditures (the acquisition of or additions to fixed assets) are included. Examples include expenditures for (a) site acquisitions; (b) new buildings; (c) additions to or renovation of library buildings; (d) furnishings, equipment, and initial book stock for new buildings, building additions, or building renovations; (e) library automation systems; (f) new vehicles; and (g) other one-time major projects. Federal, state, local, or other revenue used for major capital expenditures are included. Only funds that are supported by expenditure documents (e.g., invoices, contracts, payroll records, etc.) at the point of disbursement are included. Estimated costs are not included. Expenditures for replacement and repair of existing furnishings and equipment, regular purchase of library materials, and investments for capital appreciation are not included. Contributions to endowments, or revenue passed through to another agency (e.g., fines) are not included. Funds transferred from one public library to another public library are reported by only one of the public libraries. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 million $ gross domestic product.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 51



Education > Public Libraries > Capital Expenditures (per capita)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:41:35 +0000

Definition: Major capital expenditures (the acquisition of or additions to fixed assets) are included. Examples include expenditures for (a) site acquisitions; (b) new buildings; (c) additions to or renovation of library buildings; (d) furnishings, equipment, and initial book stock for new buildings, building additions, or building renovations; (e) library automation systems; (f) new vehicles; and (g) other one-time major projects. Federal, state, local, or other revenue used for major capital expenditures are included. Only funds that are supported by expenditure documents (e.g., invoices, contracts, payroll records, etc.) at the point of disbursement are included. Estimated costs are not included. Expenditures for replacement and repair of existing furnishings and equipment, regular purchase of library materials, and investments for capital appreciation are not included. Contributions to endowments, or revenue passed through to another agency (e.g., fines) are not included. Funds transferred from one public library to another public library are reported by only one of the public libraries. Per capita figures expressed per 10 population.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 51



Education > Public Libraries > Users of Electronic Resources (per capita)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:41:07 +0000

Definition: The annual number of users of electronic resources in the library is included. Electronic resources include, but are not limited to, Internet (WWW, email, Telnet, other), online indexes, CD-ROM reference materials, software, and the online catalog. Staff use of these resources is not included. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 50



Education > Public Libraries > Total Staff(FTE) (per capita)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:40:43 +0000

Definition: The sum of total librarians and all other paid staff. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 51



Education > Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures (per $ GDP)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:40:32 +0000

Definition: This is the sum of salaries and wages and employee benefits. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 51



Education > Public Libraries > Total Staff Expenditures (per capita)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:40:29 +0000

Definition: This is the sum of salaries and wages and employee benefits. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 51



Education > Public Libraries > Total Revenue (per $ GDP)

Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:40:10 +0000

Definition: This is the sum of local government revenue, state government revenue, federal government revenue, and other operating revenue. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics
Number of states: 51