This data set consists of data on academic libraries in the United States from 1996-2016. Multiple data sources from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) were merged, as detailed in the comments below. See also Hoffman, S., & Godbey, S. (2020). US Academic Libraries' Staffing and Expenditure Trends (1996–2016). Library Management, 41(4/5), 247-268.
academic libraries; library expenditures; library collections; library statistics; library performance measurement; library assessment
Library and Information Science
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Merged NCES Academic Library Survey 1996 - 2016 Dataset.
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