Current Annual Report Information


Now is the perfect time to make sure you are tracking all of your library data in preparation for the 2017 NYS Annual Report!  Resources to assist you in the preparation of the Annual Report are listed below (links will be activated as the data becomes available).  You must be logged into Google with your '' email address for some of the following links to work.  The deadline to have the 2017 Annual Report completed and submitted to NCLS is February 2, 2018.


Documents from the Division of Library Development

Changes to the Annual Report (Outline of Major Changes) - 12/21/2017

NYS Charter Actions - 12/21/2017

NYS Annual Report Instructions - 01/11/2018


Tutorial for Bibliostat Collect, the NYS annual report database

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding using Bibliostat Collect

Link to Bibliostat Collect Log-in

Statistics and Data

Overdrive Statistics (eBook, Audiobook, and eMagazines) - NON-Automated Libraries Only - 01/11/2018

Successful Retrieval of Electronic Information (Ancestry Statistics)  - 01/24/2018

Annual Visits to the Library's Website

Upload/Download Speeds

Funding Charts:    01/12/2018

Jefferson County 

Lewis County

Oswego County

St. Lawrence County

Libraries with a Different Reporting Year

Ballot Funding (2007-2017)

Link to ICICILL Stats and instructions for DueNorth Stats

Tips, Tools, and Tutorials

Introduction to the NYS Annual Report - a brief description of the sections and data contained in each section of the Annual Report

Financial Guide - a one-page resource to what gets counted where in the financial section of the Annual Report - 01/04/2018

Changing Quickbooks Reports from Accrual to Cash

Tutorial to Add Content to the NCLS website

(such as Computer Sessions, Programs, Reference Transactions, and Library Visits)

Tutorial to Edit Content to the NCLS website

(such as Computer Sessions, Hours, Programs, Reference Transactions, Trustees and Library Visits)

Printable copy of Entering Data for the Annual Report (Adding Content and Editing Content)

Tutorial to use Google Drive for the Annual Report - Automated Libraries Only

(perform the "load" of library data into the Google Sheet)