Tuesday, February 14, 2012

ARL data on library expenditures

Hmmm, this is depressing....
From ARL
Although Canadian libraries appear to be more funded by the universities, they, too, were not immune from this downward trend:
From ARL
ARL made the data available on their site.  It will be interesting to combine this will enrollment and inflation data to demonstrate the real loss of purchasing power of libraries over time.  Next, it would be important to compare this trend with real outcome data, but that's another post...

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