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ARL Publishes Supplementary Statistics for 2000-01  Peter Suber
 Jul 26, 2002 11:20 PDT 
[Forwarding rom ARL-ANNOUNCE via LibLicense. --Peter.]


Subject: ARL Publishes Supplementary Statistics for 2000-01

ARL Supplementary Statistics 2000-01 Published

The Association of Research Libraries is pleased to announce the
availability of the ARL Supplementary Statistics 2000-01, a compilation of
data from 119 ARL libraries. Since 1992, this publication has charted the
increasing expenditures of electronic materials in ARL member
institutions.

After almost a decade of data collection, certain trends have become
clear. The average percentage of the library budget that is spent on
electronic materials was 16.25% in 2000-01, nearly five times as much as
in 1992-93. Almost $132 million was reported spent on electronic resources
in 2000-01, by 106 universities.

The vast majority of these expenditures increases have gone towards the
purchase of electronic serials and subscription services. Whereas only $11
million was reported spent in this area when it was first included on the
survey in 1994-95, 106 libraries reported electronic serials expenditures
totaling more than $117 million today.

ARL Supplementary Statistics publications from prior years are available
at <http://www.arl.org/stats/arlstat/#sup>. Back issues and standing
orders are available.

Order Information

ARL Supplementary Statistics 2000-01
Mark Young, Martha Kyrillidou, and Julia Blixrud comps. and eds.
2002 * ISSN 1533-9335 * 40 pages
$100 ($50 ARL members)

Shipping and Handling

U.S.: UPS Ground, $10/publication
Canada: UPS Ground, $15/publication
International and Rush Orders: Call (301) 362-8196 or e-mail <
pu-@arl.org > for quote
Payment by check, money order, Visa, or MasterCard is accepted.
Make check or money order payable in U.S. funds to Association of
Research Libraries, Federal #ID 52-0784198-N.

Order by Mail or Online:

ARL Publications Distribution Center
P.O. Box 531, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0531
Fax: (301) 206-9789
Phone: (301) 362-8196
Email: <pu-@arl.org >
Web: <http://www.arl.org/pubscat/order/ >
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