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The report is DUE on Friday, February 15, 2019.
Submit your report by 5:00pm on 2/15/19. Please email Erika Jenns, STLS Engagement Consultant, when you are finished.
Annual Report Brunch Party: Tuesday, February 5th at the Howard Public Library, 9:00am – 12:00pm!
Click here to Register. Please bring a laptop.
Outline of Major Changes: FY2018 Outline of Major Changes
2018 Annual Report for Public and Association Libraries printable blank survey:http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/libs/18report.pdf
This is just a blank .pdf document with all the questions for those of you who like to fill out the report on paper first.
CollectConnect (portal for entering your 2018 information): http://collectconnect.baker-taylor.com:8080/login.aspx
State website for annual reports: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/libs/index.html#annrep
Instructions for filling out the report:
For the entire report: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/libs/18instructions.pdf
For Section 7: Instructions_Part7
For Sections 11-14: Instructions_Part11_13_14
Section 2: Collection
Section 3: Registered Borrowers (3.2 – 3.3) & Programming
Common Programming Count Question!If I have a 16 year old patron who attends an Adult Literacy workshop as part of my Summer Learning Program where do I count the program and the attendance?
You count that program in four different places! First in 3.15 Adult Program Session (even though the patron isn’t an adult, the program had adults as the intended audience). Next in 3.28 c. Summer Reading Program Programs for Adults (check the box). Next, in 3.36 Adult program sessions – Summer 2016. And finally, in Adult Literacy, 3.58 Total group program sessions. Attendance for the teen patron will be in the attendance spot for each of those session counts.
Section 4: Transactions
Section 5: Technology and Telecommunications
The system provides limited information in this section. If you have your website hosted on the STLS WordPress Server, we may have used Google Analytics to track traffic to your site. What follows is the information we have at this time.
Question 5.4: .xls Spreadsheet, .pdf Document
Section 9: Service Outlet Information
9.29 & 9.30: If you are connected to STLS/STN Fiber, your answer is:
“11 Greater than or equal to 100 mbps and less than 1gbps.“
*If you are not on STLS Fiber, to check your download/upload speed, use this link to test your speed from a *wired* computer (not a computer connected to the wifi): https://www.spectrum.com/internet/speed-test.html
9.31: If you are connected to STLS/STN Fiber, select Other. You must also add a State note that says you are using STLS Fiber.
9.33: For our averages, see this Excel sheet or PDF. If you would like to put together your own numbers for this question and you have a Meraki device, we recommend taking the last report you received in the reporting year window and extrapolating the annual figures from that.
Tuesday, February 5th, 9:00am to 12:00pm, at the Howard Public Library. Click here to Register.
*Please bring a laptop so that you can follow along and work on your report.
Want to get together and go over the report and enter the data together? Send an email to Erika Jenns, STLS Engagement Consultant! Her email address is jennse (at) stls (dot) org.
Reports from the past:
Reports from previous years are linked to below. All documents below are in .pdf format. For trend or year over year analysis of specific metrics, visit BiblioStat Connect (link redirects visitor to DLD webpage section on public library statistics) or contact the STLS Engagement Consultant.