ERIC Number: ED370606
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
ARL Statistics, 1992-93. A Compilation of Statistics from the One Hundred and Nineteen Members of the Association of Research Libraries.
Daval, Nicola, Comp.; Brennan, Patricia, Comp.
This report presents data for the 108 university libraries and 11 public or private, independent research libraries that were members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) during the 1992-93 fiscal year. Data are reported in alphabetical order on collections (volumes in library, gross and net volumes added, monographs purchased, current serials purchased and not purchased, total microform units, government documents, computer files, archives and manuscripts, cartographic materials, graphic materials, audiovisual materials, and video and film); expenditures (monographs, current serials, other materials, miscellaneous materials, contract binding, salaries and wages, and other operating expenditures); interlibrary loans; and personnel (professional staff, support staff, and student assistants). Statistics on Ph.D.s awarded, faculty, and enrollment are also provided, as well as a summary of the rank order tables of university libraries and rank order tables for each of 18 categories from the main ARL data tables. A copy of the ARL statistics questionnaire is attached, and extensive notes provide additional data. The appendix includes a list of ARL member libraries and a selection of informative graphs based on ARL data. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Foreign Countries, Graphs, Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans, Library Associations, Library Collections, Library Expenditures, Library Personnel, Library Statistics, Library Surveys, Questionnaires, Research Libraries, Tables (Data)
Association of Research Libraries, 21 Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036 (ARL members, $25 per year; nonmembers, $65 per year).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States