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323. College and University Libraries--Summary

[For school year ending in year shown. For the 50 states and D.C. (567,826 represents 567,826,000)]

 
ITEM 1982 1985 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996
 
 
Number of libraries 3,104 3,322 3,438 3,274 3,274 3,303 3,408
 
COLLECTIONS (1,000)
 
Number of volumes 567,826 631,727 706,504 717,042 749,429 776,477 806,717
Volumes added during year 19,507 20,658 21,907 19,003 20,982 21,544 21,346
Number of serial subscriptions 4,890 6,317 6,416 5,748 6,966 6,212 5,709
 
ELECTRONIC SERVICES (percent)
 
Access from within library to
electronic catalog of holding's (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 79.9
Access from within library to
Internet (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 80.9
Reference service by e-mail (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 40.1
 
STAFF
 
  Total 58,476 58,476 67,251 69,359 67,166 67,433 67,581
Librarians and professional 23,816 21,822 25,115 26,101 26,341 26,726 27,268
 
OPERATING EXPENDITURES ($1,000)
 
  Total 1 1,943,769 2,404,524 2,770,075 3,257,813 3,648,654 4,013,333 4,301,815
Salaries 1,081,894 1,156,138 1,451,551 1,693,813 1,889,368 2,021,233 2,147,842
Collection 561,199 750,282 891,281 1,040,928 1,197,293 1,348,933 1,499,249


NA Not available.
1 Includes other expenditures, not shown separately.

Source: U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, annual; and Academic Library Survey, 1994 and 1996.

http://nces.ed.gov/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/323_college_and_university_libraries_summary.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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