NLS Operations Alert


No. 15-80


DATE          :    September 30, 2015

TO                :    Network Libraries

FROM         :    Meredith Beckhardt, Head, Reference Section

SUBJECT   :    FY 2015 readership and circulation reports



Annual readership and circulation reports for FY 2015 (October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015) are due.


Please submit your reports by October 15 via the network library database at


After logging into the database, make sure all your library organization information is up to date. This information is used in various locations, so complete it as fully as possible.


After processing your readership and circulation information, recheck the final web screens for the full fiscal year (October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015) to ensure surveys for both readership and circulation have been accepted into the database.  Print a copy of the final submission to keep for your records.


Please see the attached guide, Instructions for Entering Readership and Circulation Statistics, for detailed instructions on how to use the new database interface.


Attachment:  Instructions for Entering Readership and Circulation Statistics


For more information contact:

Michelle Spezzacatena

Management Analyst and CMLS Coordinator

Reference Section

(202) 707-9699

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