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Statistics published by IPEDS for Association of Research Libraries

These statistics have been loaded from the public data sets provided by the Library Statistics Program of the Institute of Education Sciences as part of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (Since 2014) and the National Center for Educational Statistics (2012 and before).

Association of Research Libraries (128)
2018
CategoryValue
Collections
Print books329,003,616
Electronic books141,440,296
Databases103,024
Physical Serials10,023,215
Electronic Serials15,912,382
Digital Materials104,076,311
Circulation
Physical Circulation14,667,457
Electronic Circulation211,932,478


2018 Budget Expenditures
Salaries and Wages$1,333,239,994
Benefits$328,452,125
Collections: firm orders$320,430,689
Collections: ongoing subscriptions$1,051,596,643
Collections: other materials$61,411,729
Collections: Total expenditures$1,433,439,061
Preservation of materials$13,391,856
Other Operations and Maintenance$442,815,422
Total Operations and Maintenance$456,207,278
Total Expenditures$3,551,338,458
Total Expenditures (check)$3,551,338,458


Association of Research Libraries (2000 - 2018)
YearTotal
Expenditures
Collection
Expenditures
Personnel
Expenditures
Operational
Expenditures
Physical
Circulation
Electronic
Circulation
Physical
Volumes
Electronic
Books
Branches
/ Facilities
2018 $3,551,338,458 $1,433,439,061 $1,333,239,994 $456,207,278 14,667,457 211,932,478 329,003,616 141,440,296 791
2017 $3,498,817,855 $1,410,642,593 $1,314,955,418 $462,398,740 15,489,949 227,125,521 337,700,157 127,540,745 801
2016 $3,396,021,574 $1,369,753,165 $1,285,693,381 $442,184,006 17,240,012 174,185,915 343,393,920 113,615,840 822
2015 $3,319,394,154 $1,329,289,363 $1,266,429,430 $424,997,142 22,481,741 227,461,219 454,317,631 104,564,707 827
2014 $3,248,120,620 $1,299,893,452 $1,255,107,479 $398,909,089 33,274,414 133,499,291 452,623,695 73,175,456 813
2012 $2,828,683,729 $1,163,649,783 $1,220,943,163 $350,571,619 40,660,852 0 486,002,701 69,032,196 848
2010 $2,764,630,958 $1,091,780,977 $1,209,617,740 $336,767,709 50,021,280 0 464,068,530 48,106,731 860
2006 $2,510,515,801 $951,739,193 $1,113,724,204 $342,338,003 55,820,026 0 420,713,224 20,637,208 837
2000 $1,919,390,005 $699,528,594 $891,348,328 $264,096,722 70,354,602 0 361,389,688 0 917