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AASL's National Longitudinal Survey of
School Library Programs

AASL sponsors a longitudinal survey to provide data on the health of the nation's school library programs. The annual survey is open to library centers at all schools teaching at the primary and secondary levels. The first survey was conducted in 2007 and results from each year are available for review . Most of the questions are tracking questions, though, each year the survey includes a short series of topical questions. In 2012, the topical questions were focused on filtering and online access. Survey Background

Current Report

Full Report


Individual Reports

2012 individualized reports are now available.

Access individualized reports for 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009.

School libraries that participated in the 2012 School Libraries Count! survey can now access their personalized reports that will compare your data to schools of similar level and size in your state and nationally. As an added bonus to AASL members you can access a downloadable PDF with your personalized information in a report format suitable for presentations and reports.

To access 2012 report you will need your NCES number as your user name and the password you created. If you did not create a password "slc2012" was assigned.

You can contact AASL email icon to retrieve this information. Please allow 2-3 business days for a response.

If you cannot locate your NCES number you can search on NCES’s website. Enter your state and city then select your school from the provided list. A box will appear and the NCES School ID is listed in the upper right hand side.

Past Reports

2011   |   2010   |   2009   |   2008   |   2007