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Potter, William Gray; Cook, Colleen; Kyrillidou, Martha – Association of Research Libraries, 2011
The current ARL report summarizes a multi-year effort that captures evidence in the form of narrative profiles as it delivers the message of the value and contributions of research libraries during transformative times. When ARL library directors were interviewed in 2005 and asked to describe a research library in the 21st century, there was…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Library Role, Profiles, Statistics
Barrett, G. Jaia, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This issue of "Research Library Issues" includes the following articles: (1) The University's Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship--A Call to Action; (2) ARL Statement to Scholarly Publishers on the Global Economic Crisis (Karla Hahn); (3) Reinventing Science Librarianship: Themes from the ARL-CNI Forum (Elisabeth Jones); and (4)…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, College Role, Information Dissemination
Bland, Les, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This report presents statistics on how Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries spend money on electronic resources. This report indicates that 109 ARL libraries purchased 32,329,187 electronic books. In 2007-2008, there was a median of 28,319 acquisitions of electronic books by ARL libraries (this includes one institution that…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Statistics, Library Services, Costs
Bland, Les, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
This report presents statistics on how Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries spend money on electronic resources. This report indicates that 108 ARL libraries purchased 25,006,758 electronic books. In 2006-2007, there was an ARL median of 243,725 acquisitions of electronic books (this includes one institution that purchased…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Statistics, Library Services, Costs
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Bland, Les, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2009
"ARL Statistics 2007-2008" is the latest in a series of annual publications that describe collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities for the 123 members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Of these, 113 are university libraries; the remaining 10 are public, governmental, and nonprofit research libraries. Data reported…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Statistics, Unit Costs, Tables (Data)
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2007
This document presents results of the 2005-06 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Law Library Statistics Questionnaire. Of 113 ARL university libraries, 75 responded to the survey. Results for each library are presented in the following data tables: (1) collections, including volumes in library, volumes added, monographs purchased, current…
Descriptors: Wages, Library Materials, Measures (Individuals), Law Libraries
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2006
This report contains the results of the Association of Research Libraries' survey of academic Health Sciences libraries for 2004-05. Data are presented on collections, expenditures, and personnel and public services. Out of 113 ARL university libraries, 67 responded to the survey. Health Sciences libraries reported median values of 243,011 volumes…
Descriptors: Library Materials, Medical Libraries, Library Services, Expenditures
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2004
This report presents statistics on how Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries spend money on electronic resources. This report indicates that expenditures for electronic resources account for 25%, on average, of ARL institutions' library materials budgets. ARL libraries reported spending more than $228 million on electronic…
Descriptors: Library Materials, Computers, Statistics, Expenditures
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2004
This report contains the results of the Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) survey of academic Health Sciences libraries for 2002-03. Data are presented on collections, expenditures, and personnel and public services. Out of 114 ARL university libraries, 65 responded to the survey. Health Sciences libraries reported median values of 232,559…
Descriptors: Medical Libraries, Library Services, Expenditures, Research Libraries
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Young, Mark, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2004
This document is the latest in a series of annual publications that describe collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities for the 123 members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Of these, 113 are university libraries, the remaining 10 are public, governmental, and nonprofit research libraries. Data reported by member…
Descriptors: Unit Costs, Statistics, Research Libraries, Libraries
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp. – Association of Research Libraries, 2003
This report contains the results of the Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) survey of academic Health Sciences libraries for 2001-02. Out of 114 ARL university libraries, 65 responded to the survey. Data are presented on collections, expenditures, and personnel and public services. Includes questionnaire. Health Sciences libraries reported…
Descriptors: Sciences, Medical Libraries, Library Services, Expenditures