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Publications Ordering Information

To order print publications or IP access to online publications, please contact:

ARL Publications Distribution Center
PO Box 531
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0531
Phone: 301-362-8196
Fax: 240-396-2479
Email: arl@brightkey.net

Pricing Information

ARL Statistics, ARL Annual Salary Survey, and SPEC Kits pricing is outlined below. To qualify for member prices, orders must be shipped to an address at an ARL member library.

ARL Statistics and ARL Annual Salary Survey Purchase Options

The ARL Statistics, ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics, ARL Academic Law Library Statistics, and ARL Annual Salary Survey publications are available in both print and online formats. The annual editions of the three ARL statistics titles published from 2005 to the present are available in print. The annual editions of the ARL Annual Salary Survey published from 2005 to the present are available in print. Customers who want to purchase print copies need to send their orders and payment to the ARL Publications Distribution Center.

Print Purchase Options

ARL Statistics or ARL Annual Salary Survey:

ARL Member Print Price: $85.00
Non-Member Print Price: $175.00

ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics:

ARL Member Print Price: $65.00
Non-Member Print Price: $135.00

ARL Academic Law Library Statistics:

ARL Member Print Price: $65.00
Non-Member Print Price: $135.00

Online Access Purchase Options

Online access to the ARL statistics titles and ARL Annual Salary Survey published from 2006 to the present is available through the ARL Digital Publications website: https://publications.arl.org/ARL_Statistics and https://publications.arl.org/ARL_Annual_Salary_Survey. Customers may purchase access to an individual edition of ARL Statistics or the Salary Survey, or the ARL Statistics Collection (all editions of the three titles published from 2006 to the present), or the Salary Survey Collection (all editions published from 2006 to the present). Access is available by password or IP range. The ARL Digital Publications platform is PDF-based. In addition to reading a publication online, customers may download a PDF of a section of a statistics/salary survey publication or the complete publication.

Customers who want password access to an individual ARL statistics title, ARL Statistics Collection, salary survey, or Salary Survey Collection may register for an account and purchase online access at: https://publications.arl.org/ARL_Statistics and https://publications.arl.org/ARL_Annual_Salary_Survey. Payment is accepted by credit card.

Customers who want IP access to an individual ARL statistics title or the ARL Statistics Collection need to send their orders, payment, and IP range(s) to the ARL Publications Distribution Center. The ARL Publications Distribution Center will set up the account and will contact the customer (or subscription agent) when online access is established.

Individual statistics or salary survey title:

Password Price: $175.00
Nonprofit Organization IP Price: $175.00
All Others IP Price: $175.00

ARL Statistics or ARL Salary Survey Collection:

Password Price: $800.00
Nonprofit Organization IP Price: $550.00
All Others IP Price: $800.00

Terms of Access

Customers will have perpetual access to each online title purchased. ARL does not require a license for online access. There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users for IP accounts.

SPEC Kit Purchase Options

SPEC Kits published from 2006 through 2018 are available in both print and online formats. In 2018, ARL ended the SPEC Survey Program and the SPEC Kit series. The last publication in the series in SPEC Kit 361: Outreach and Engagement (November 2018).

Online Format

Online access to SPEC Kits published from 2006 through 2018 is available through the ARL Digital Publications website. These SPEC Kits are freely available to all users. The ARL Digital Publications platform is PDF-based. In addition to reading a publication online, users may download a PDF of a section of a SPEC Kit or the complete publication.

Print Format

Customers may purchase individual print copies of SPEC Kits 292–361.

Individual SPEC Kit published from 2006 through 2013

ARL Member Print Price: $35.00
Non-Member Print Price: $40.00

Individual SPEC Kit published from 2014 through 2018

ARL Member Print Price: $40.00
Non-Member Print Price: $50.00

Shipping and Handling

US: UPS Ground: $10/per publication
Canada: UPS Ground: $15/per publication
US & Canada: UPS Second Day: $15 plus actual shipping charge
Rush Orders: Contact the ARL Publications Distribution Center

International: Contact the ARL Publications Distribution Center

Payment Options

Prepayment is required. Payment by check, money order, Visa, or MasterCard is accepted. Make check or money order payable in US funds to the Association of Research Libraries, Federal ID number: 52-0784198-N. See http://www.arl.org/membership/list-of-arl-members for a list of libraries that are eligible for ARL member pricing.

Refunds

Once an online publication has been accessed, the purchase cannot be refunded.

Returns/Claims

Defective print materials are returnable for exchange at any time within 60 days of shipping. Materials damaged during shipment must be returned for exchange with the original shipping package within 60 days of receipt. Items shipped as ordered are not returnable. Returns must be shipped by a traceable method. All claims must be made within 6 months of original order date.

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