Academic Library Statistics

Data from 2000-2015

ACRL Metrics now provides online access to the ACRL and NCES Academic Library Survey data from 2000 to 2015. Functionality includes searching, selection of peer institutions, designation of criteria for comparison, and display and/or download of data for comprehensive customized reports. (Complete description and order information.)

Christopher Stewart, “An Overview of ACRLMetrics, Part II: Using NCES and IPEDs Data,” Journal of Academic Librarianship 38(6), November 2012, pp. 342-345.

Christopher Stewart, “An Overview of ACRL Metrics,” Journal of Academic Librarianship 37(1), January 2011, pp. 73-76.


Data from 2015

Summary reports from ACRL's 2015 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,499 institutions is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2015 survey receive free access to the summary data, including the trend data on collections (open education initiatives, institutional repositories, digitization support). Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics and in a print edition. (Available through the ALA Store.)


Data from 2014

Summary reports from ACRL's 2014 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,449 institution is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2014 survey receive free access to the summary data, including the trend data on support for professional development. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2013

Summary reports from ACRL's 2013 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,393 institutions is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2013 survey receive free access to the summary data, including the trend data on library space renovation and re-purposing. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2012

Summary reports from ACRL's 2012 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from over 1,495 institutions is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2012 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on social media usage. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2011

Summary reports from ACRL's 2011 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,488 institutions is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2011 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on base budgets and opportunities for promotion and tenure. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.
 

Data from 2010

Summary reports from ACRL's 2010 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,514 institutions is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2010 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on information literacy. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2009

Summary reports from ACRL's 2009 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,511 institutions is available through ACRL Metrics. Participants in the 2010 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on joint use facilities and repositories. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2008

Summary reports from ACRL's 2008 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,533 institutions. Participants in the 2008 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on faculty rank, status, and tenure for librarians. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2007

Summary reports from ACRL's 2007 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,311 institutions. Participants in the 2007 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on electronic resources, network resources and services, and digitization activities. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2006

Summary reports from ACRL's 2006 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,311 institutions. Participants in the 2006 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on electronic resources, network resources and services, and digitization activities. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2005

Summary reports from ACRL's 2005 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,217 institutions. Participants in the 2005 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on electronic resources, network resources and services, and digitization activities. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2004

Summary reports from ACRL's 2004 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,119 institutions. Participants in the 2004 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on electronic resources, network resources and services, and digitization activities. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2003

Summary reports from ACRL's 2003 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,482 institutions. Participants in the 2003 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on information literacy assessment. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2002

Summary reports from ACRL's 2002 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,229 institutions. Participants in the 2002 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on space utilization and building desisgn in academic libraries. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2001

Summary reports from ACRL's 2001 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,532 institutions. Participants in the 2001 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on information literacy. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 2000

Summary reports from ACRL's 2000 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,678 institutions. Participants in the 2001 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on distance learning library services. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.


Data from 1999

Summary reports from ACRL's 1999 Academic Library Trends & Statistics with data from 1,367 institutions. Participants in the 1999 survey receive free access to the summary data, including trend data on faculty rank, status, and tenure for librarians. Detailed data for each institution responding is available in ACRL Metrics.