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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 (125)
2017
CategoryValue
Collections
Print books335,007,246
Electronic books125,110,957
Databases98,025
Physical Serials9,289,798
Electronic Serials13,582,215
Digital Materials113,821,016
Circulation
Physical Circulation15,183,687
Electronic Circulation224,588,594


2017 Budget Expenditures
Salaries and Wages$1,301,387,768
Benefits$306,306,840
Collections: firm orders$329,725,132
Collections: ongoing subscriptions$1,016,451,464
Collections: other materials$54,110,500
Collections: Total expenditures$1,400,287,096
Preservation of materials$16,150,501
Other Operations and Maintenance$442,708,102
Total Operations and Maintenance$458,858,603
Total Expenditures$3,466,840,307
Total Expenditures (check)$3,466,840,307


Association of Research Libraries (2000 - 2017)
YearTotal
Expenditures
Collection
Expenditures
Personnel
Expenditures
Operational
Expenditures
Physical
Circulation
Electronic
Circulation
Physical
Volumes
Electronic
Books
Branches
/ Facilities
2017 $3,466,840,307 $1,400,287,096 $1,301,387,768 $458,858,603 15,183,687 224,588,594 335,007,246 125,110,957 798
2016 $3,364,837,044 $1,359,991,310 $1,272,752,427 $438,023,659 16,797,091 172,996,359 340,167,570 111,759,498 819
2015 $3,289,268,702 $1,319,911,046 $1,253,342,397 $421,346,248 22,204,573 225,308,827 448,990,365 102,832,270 824
2014 $3,218,377,539 $1,290,255,830 $1,241,549,433 $395,581,360 32,731,963 133,469,800 448,917,023 73,136,792 810
2012 $2,801,169,550 $1,153,581,524 $1,207,650,855 $346,674,717 40,084,636 0 482,011,456 68,161,484 843
2010 $2,738,352,915 $1,081,750,198 $1,197,102,220 $333,345,350 49,387,172 0 460,197,922 47,406,384 855
2006 $2,486,906,458 $942,654,352 $1,102,368,772 $339,480,925 55,088,727 0 417,033,285 20,496,221 833
2000 $1,901,642,570 $692,913,582 $882,527,382 $262,129,705 69,527,129 0 358,178,340 0 915