2018 Academic Library Trends and Statistics for Carnegie Classifications: Associates of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate Colleges Master’s College and Institutions Doctorate Granting Institutions
The complete data set from ACRL's comprehensive statistics-gathering project encompassing all academic libraries in one easy-to-use volume. Includes institutions in Carnegie classifications Associate of Arts degree granting, Master's Colleges and Universities, Baccalaureate Colleges, and Research/Doctoral-granting Institutions. Data from 1,726 academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications is included. The core set of data consists of four major categories:
Collections: which includes titles held, volumes, and electronic books;
Expenditures: which includes library materials (one-time purchases and ongoing purchases), salaries and wages, etc.;
Personnel and Public Services: which includes size of staff, information service transactions, circulations, ILL, gate count, hours;
Staffing trends: library contributions to student success initiatives, faculty status, and staff expertise.
ACRL Metrics is an online service providing access to ACRL academic library statistics (1999-2018) and NCES academic library statistics (2000 to 2012) as well as a subset of IPEDS data specific to academic libraries. Questions? Please contact ACRL at firstname.lastname@example.org.