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ARL Statistics 2005-2006

This edition of the ARL Statistics describes the collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities for the 123 members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in fiscal year 2005–2006.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the arl-statistics-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online ARL Statistics 2005-2006 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
 

ARL Statistics 2004-2005

This edition of the ARL Statistics describes the collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities for the 123 members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in fiscal year 2004–2005.

This publication is available for purchase in both online and print versions. Download the arl-statistics-purchase-options-2013.pdf  for complete pricing and purchase options information.

Link to the online ARL Statistics 2004-2005 on the ARL Digital Publications website.

 
   

The Gerould Statistics 1907/08-1961/62

This is a compilation of annual statistics for university libraries that were collected by James Gerould, first at Minnesota and later at Princeton.

pdf 1st edition, 1986, by Robert E. Molyneux

pdf 2nd revised edition, 2010, by Robert E. Molyneux

 
       

Lies, Damned Lies, ... and ARL Statistics?

In 1986, Kendon Stubbs reported on the ARL Statistics Committee's examination of ARL data. This paper is intended to summarize the committee's work under the topics of (1) problems with the data that ARL collects; (2) problems with what ARL does not collect; (3) problems with data collection generally; and (4) proposed courses of action by the committee.

pdf kendon-stubbs-lies-1986.pdf

 
     
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