Friday, July 18, 2008

National Center for Education Statistics reports on academic libraries

The NCES has released "Academic Libraries: 2006 First Look," a statistical profile of the libraries serving postsecondary, two- and four-year degree-granting institutions throughout the U.S. The report includes information on services, collections, staff, revenue, and expenditures. The full report, including supplemental tables, is available at:
The public-use data file is available at:
For information about obtaining a restricted-use data license to use the 2006 ALS restricted-use data: .
For more information about this survey, please go to the Library Statistics Program home page at
The DLTCL Electronic Newsletter
Volume 10, Number 38 - July 17, 2008
Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

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