Current Annual Report Information


Now is the perfect time to make sure you are tracking all of your library data in preparation for the 2019 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 2019 Annual Report completed and submitted to NCLS is January 31, 2020.


Documents from the Division of Library Development

Changes to the Annual Report (Outline of Major Changes) - 01/15/2020

NYS Charter Actions - 01/06/2020

NYS Annual Report Instructions - 01/15/2020


Tutorial for CollectConnect, the NYS annual report platform

Link to CollectConnect Log-in

Statistics and Data

Overdrive Statistics (eBook, Audiobook, and eMagazines) - NON-Automated Libraries Only - 01/10/2020

Successful Retrieval of Electronic Information (Ancestry Statistics)  - 01/10/2020

Annual Visits to the Library's Website - 01/10/2020

Library Broadband Speeds and E-Rate Chart - 01/10/2020

Funding Charts:    01/10/2020

Jefferson County 

Lewis County

Oswego County

St. Lawrence County

Libraries with a Different Reporting Year

Ballot Funding (2007-2020) - 06/24/2020

DueNorth Stats - 01/06/2020Statistics on this chart are provided by NNYLN and will be "NCLS supplied" in your Google Sheet for automated libraries.   For insructions on how to generate your own DueNorth statistics, click here.

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 - 01/02/2020

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)

Annual Report Review 2019