The South Dakota State Library is charged with collecting annual data from the stateís school libraries. To that end, a short district-level school library survey has been developed. Superintendents received an email about this survey on March 30.
Each district is asked to submit one survey per district rather than one survey per library. The district librarian or other individual of the superintendentís choice may be appointed to collect and enter the data. The survey is available online now through May 18 at http://collect.btol.com/
If you have misplaced your log-in and password, please contact the State Library at 1-800-423-6665. School Library Coordinators Lee Crary and Joan Upell will offer email and telephone assistance throughout the survey time period.
A summary of the 2010 data is available in the School Library Data Digest. Last year, 95 percent of districts participated.