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ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013 Published

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ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013

ARL has released ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013, which presents data describing collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in 73 law libraries at ARL member institutions in the US and Canada.

In 2012–2013, the reporting law libraries held a median of 440,087 volumes, spent a total of $218,319,074, and employed 1,867 FTE staff. Expenditures for materials and staff accounted for the bulk of total expenditures, at approximately 48% and 44% respectively. Respondents reported spending a total of $17,656,543 in one-time resource purchases and $82,079,521 in ongoing resource purchases.

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Digital Publication

ARL Academic Law Library Statistics 2012–2013
Martha Kyrillidou, Shaneka Morris, and Gary Roebuck, comps. and eds.
2014 • 64 pages
ISBN 1-59407-938-2 * EAN 978-1-59407-938-2
$170 (free for ARL members)

The ARL Statistics Collection provides online access to the annual publications ARL Statistics, ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics, and ARL Academic Law Library Statistics that have been published since 2006. The cost of IP access to this collection is $500 for nonprofit organizations and $750 for all others (free for ARL members).

Print Publication

ISBN 1-59407-937-4 * EAN 978-1-59407-937-5 * ISSN 1538-8999
$135 ($65 ARL members)

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