List and Rankings: Spending by University Research Libraries, 2012-13
Interactive table was published today by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Data from ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
From the Intro:
Six universities on the Association of Research Libraries’ Library Investment Index had more than 500 professional and support staff members in 2012-13, and 19 spent more than $10-million on salaries and wages for their professional staff. Eleven had total library expenditures exceeding $50-million.
115 university research libraries are listed/ranked.
Top 10 (by Total Library Expenditures)
1. Harvard U.
2. Yale U.
3. U. of Toronto
4. Columbia U.
5. U. of Michigan
7. U. of California Berkeley
8. Princeton U.
9. Penn. St. U.
10. Cornell U.
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See Also: Additional ARL Investment Index Info/Data
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