October 23, 2021

2019 “By the Numbers” at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Year-End Statistics From the Archivist of the United States

From the Archivist of the United States)

  • Number of Collection descriptions in the Catalog: 4,752
  • Number of creating organization authority files in the Catalog: 100,714
  • National Archives staff who have contributed to the Catalog: 898
  • Average number of monthly views of NARA’s records in the Catalog: 439,867
  • Number Of NARA’s Digital Copies Available via DPLA: 93,158,351
  • Average number of monthly views of NARA’s records in DPLA: 22,320
  • Number of NARA records in Wikimedia Commons: 463,376
  • Number of NARA descriptive records in Wikidata: 403,340
  • Average number of monthly views of NARA’s records in Wikipedia: 128,130,774

More Statistics in the Complete Blog Post

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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