ERIC Number: ED247950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Library Statistics of Colleges and Universities in the Pacific Northwest, 1982-83.
Mitchell, W. Bede, Ed.
This 1982-83 statistical survey of libraries at four-year colleges and universities, two-year colleges, law libraries and miscellaneous academic institutions in the Pacific Northwest provides relevant data for comparison and inventory purposes. A total of 129 institutions responded to the questionnaire which was administered by the Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA). Data tables, divided by type of institution, include but are not limited to the following topics: (1) rank by collection size; (2) volumes held as of June 1983; (3) volumes per full time student; (4) growth rate; (5) total microform units; (6) audiovisual units (broken into categories); (7) government documents; (8) number of items borrowed; (9) current serials; (10) total library operating expense; (11) professional staff; (12) non-professional, non-student staff; (13) number of male/female professional staff; and (14) number of hours in professional work week. Appendices include average beginning librarian salaries; average salaries of library directors; number of male and female professionals; survey instrument and explanatory document; and an index to respondents. (THC)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans, Law Libraries, Library Collections, Library Expenditures, Library Personnel, Library Research, Library Surveys, Questionnaires, Research Methodology
Roland R. Renne Library, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717 ($2.00 per copy).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Pacific Northwest Library Association, Baker, OR.