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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 (126)
2018
CategoryValue
Collections
Print books327,716,960
Electronic books140,094,324
Databases102,551
Physical Serials10,003,342
Electronic Serials15,730,075
Digital Materials103,870,044
Circulation
Physical Circulation14,536,663
Electronic Circulation209,886,408


2018 Budget Expenditures
Salaries and Wages$1,324,383,515
Benefits$325,934,498
Collections: firm orders$318,949,215
Collections: ongoing subscriptions$1,045,617,196
Collections: other materials$61,007,879
Collections: Total expenditures$1,425,574,290
Preservation of materials$13,345,090
Other Operations and Maintenance$440,722,974
Total Operations and Maintenance$454,068,064
Total Expenditures$3,529,960,367
Total Expenditures (check)$3,529,960,367


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 $3,529,960,367 $1,425,574,290 $1,324,383,515 $454,068,064 14,536,663 209,886,408 327,716,960 140,094,324 788
2017 $3,479,221,075 $1,403,887,310 $1,306,463,369 $460,474,703 15,349,974 225,172,886 336,369,678 126,262,835 798
2016 $3,376,509,221 $1,363,424,871 $1,277,766,121 $439,249,780 16,989,702 173,693,180 341,678,992 112,775,678 819
2015 $3,300,439,677 $1,323,168,083 $1,258,090,722 $422,529,634 22,352,893 227,190,851 450,528,225 103,697,503 824
2014 $3,228,877,488 $1,293,310,412 $1,246,172,527 $396,582,615 33,005,515 133,494,279 450,464,894 73,140,310 810
2012 $2,811,963,573 $1,157,215,457 $1,212,815,574 $348,578,796 40,300,905 0 483,629,745 68,832,891 844
2010 $2,748,194,582 $1,085,019,256 $1,202,148,657 $334,751,362 49,616,640 0 461,773,172 47,947,016 856
2006 $2,497,630,209 $946,326,749 $1,107,765,480 $340,949,913 55,342,914 0 418,588,060 20,528,353 834
2000 $1,910,710,892 $695,945,951 $887,279,232 $263,243,246 70,034,671 0 359,480,635 0 916