ARL Statistics and Salary Surveys (ICPSR 133)

Principal Investigator(s): Association of Research Libraries


ARL Statistics, Interactive Edition, provides access to information and trends in research libraries. Data are collected from the members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Statistics have been published annually since 1962 and include data on collections, staffing, expenditures, and library services, as well as library and university characteristics of the ARL member libraries. This site links to interactive graphics and statistics pages that allow users to manipulate data queries.

Access Notes

  • These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (via ARL Statistics and Salary Surveys) for details on obtaining these resources.

Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    academic libraries, expenditures, higher education, library collections, library services, personnel, research, teaching (occupation), universities

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available for distribution by ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.