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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 books329,499,598
Electronic books141,586,925
Databases103,368
Physical Serials10,024,152
Electronic Serials16,060,625
Digital Materials104,084,788
Circulation
Physical Circulation14,689,587
Electronic Circulation212,090,349


2018 Budget Expenditures
Salaries and Wages$1,336,788,690
Benefits$329,455,935
Collections: firm orders$320,711,043
Collections: ongoing subscriptions$1,053,381,643
Collections: other materials$61,490,729
Collections: Total expenditures$1,435,583,415
Preservation of materials$13,401,856
Other Operations and Maintenance$448,306,216
Total Operations and Maintenance$461,708,072
Total Expenditures$3,563,536,112
Total Expenditures (check)$3,563,536,112


Association of Research Libraries (2000 - 2018)
YearTotal
Expenditures
Collection
Expenditures
Personnel
Expenditures
Operational
Expenditures
Physical
Circulation
Electronic
Circulation
Physical
Volumes
Electronic
Books
Branches
/ Facilities
2022 $3,551,515,292 $1,471,425,149 $1,320,360,372 $413,201,502 5,917,212 393,426,140 312,773,835 210,365,826 712
2021 $3,384,316,617 $1,403,985,728 $1,260,440,357 $391,266,656 3,321,479 327,646,114 315,548,823 184,817,509 697
2020 $3,541,258,528 $1,435,687,208 $1,323,918,084 $440,465,290 8,682,468 300,703,131 318,498,464 171,839,392 729
2019 $3,621,244,452 $1,454,315,946 $1,353,734,916 $471,319,642 13,105,715 209,553,814 320,011,538 156,035,118 787
2018 $3,563,536,112 $1,435,583,415 $1,336,788,690 $461,708,072 14,689,587 212,090,349 329,499,598 141,586,925 791
2017 $3,510,566,622 $1,412,686,805 $1,318,588,626 $467,402,644 15,509,475 227,270,357 338,189,238 127,680,381 801
2016 $3,407,279,113 $1,371,798,065 $1,288,773,559 $447,560,235 17,275,865 174,314,017 343,886,589 113,746,281 822
2015 $3,330,387,158 $1,331,278,587 $1,269,564,875 $430,033,423 22,514,612 227,585,439 454,808,849 104,690,355 827
2014 $3,258,523,085 $1,301,782,039 $1,258,283,535 $403,519,711 33,306,453 133,504,290 453,110,019 73,252,338 813
2012 $2,839,243,107 $1,165,328,802 $1,224,302,306 $356,048,387 40,682,327 0 486,356,077 69,088,811 848
2010 $2,774,339,193 $1,093,177,443 $1,213,266,446 $341,412,273 50,041,250 0 464,421,387 48,156,657 860
2006 $2,519,153,780 $953,116,423 $1,116,648,925 $346,653,554 55,854,173 0 421,093,246 20,678,847 837
2000 $1,924,000,983 $700,557,985 $893,748,399 $265,246,786 70,444,710 0 361,761,953 0 917