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The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2010-11 Edition Product Image

The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2010-11 Edition

  • Published: August 2010
  • Region: North America
  • 239 Pages
  • Primary Research Group

The report presents more than 245 pages of data and commentary on a broad range of academic library issues including: spending on books, ebooks, journals, databases and other content vehicles; hiringplans and trends in salaries and benefits; subject specific and overall academic library investment plans in content and trends in the capital budget; data on the use of laptops in the library, and the usefulness of various internet tools, among other issues.

Just a few of the study's many findings are that:

- For more than 56% of the libraries in the sample, salaries and benefits in real terms declined in the past year.

- The libraries in the sample reduced spending on content/materials by a mean of 1.75% in the 2009-10 academic year; the median figure was 0.

- Libraries in the sample spent a mean of $5,801 on books and other intellectual property through Amazon online in the 2009-10 academic year.

- 12.73% of the libraries sampled said that they had received support within the last year from Federal agencies.

- An enormous gap is opening up between the public and private colleges over capital spending. 55.56% of the public colleges say that READ MORE >

LIST OF TABLES

THE QUESTIONNAIRE

SURVEY PARTICIPANTS

SUMMARY OF MAIN FINDINGS

Chapter 1: Staff

Question 1: What is the total staff of the library in terms of the number of full time equivalent positions?

Question 2: What is the total annual cost of salaries, benefits and other compensation for the library in 2010?

Question 3: Over the past year, what happened to salaries and benefits for the librarians employed by your institution?

Question 4: What will be the percentage total change, if any, in the number of librarians (not support staff) employed by your institution for the 2010-11 academic year?

Question 5: What will be the percentage change in the number of support staff, clerical and technical, for the library in 2010-11 academic year?

Question 6: Describe any significant changes in the way that the library has deployed labor in the past few years, or any upcoming plans for changes. Have you increased, or plan to increase, the number of full or part time positions in a given division? Have you been able to increase productivity in a division and make do with less labor?

Chapter 2: Materials Spending

Question 7: What is the library's total spending on materials / content this year, the 2009-2010 academic year?

Question 8: What was the rate of change in the library's spending on content / materials between the 2008-09 and the 2009-10 academic years?

Question 9: What is your best estimate of the probable rate of change in your library's spending for materials / content over the next year, the 2010-11 academic year?

Question 10: How much did the library spend for information accessed online in the 2010 academic year?

Question 11: What was the rate of change in the library's spending on online content / information between the 2009 and 2010 academic years?

Chapter 3: Textbooks and other Course Materials

Question 12: Approximately how much did the library spend in the past year to purchase textbooks for the library?

Question 13: In your view, over the past few years, what has happened to the college's purchases of textbooks?

Question 14: Which phrase best characterizes student use of the library's textbooks?

Chapter 4: Audio-Visual Resources

Question 15: Over the past two years, what has happened to the library's spending on video resources such as films, DVD's, film downloads via the web and other video streaming technology?

Question 16: Does the library currently provide streaming video services?

Chapter 5: Grants

Question 17: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from federal agencies?

Question 18: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from state or local government agencies?

Question 19: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from foundations?

Question 20: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from private companies?

Question 21: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from special funds of the university?

Question 22: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from alumni?

Question 23: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2008-09 academic year?

Question 24: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2009-10 academic year?

Question 25: About how many specific grants from all sources did the library apply for in the past year?

Question 26: How much did the library accrue from special endowments in the past year?

Question 27: Many grants given to higher education institutions or researchers at these institutions contain funds specified for overhead costs, including the purchase of books and other library resources to help fulfill the purposes of the grant. Does your library regularly receive overhead funds specified in these grants? Are these funds controlled directly by the researcher, institute or department or other college entity and not the library? How is this handled at your institution?

Chapter 6: Capital Spending

Question 28: Which phrase best describes what has happened to the library's capital budget in the past two years?

Question 29: Your expectation is that over the next three years, on average, the library's capital budget will…

Chapter 7: Technology Education Center

Question 30: Does the library offer a specific center or defined set of workstations designed to equip and teach students or faculty in information technologies or information literacy?

Question 31: If so, how many workstations does this center (or all such centers if there is more than one) have?

Question 32: How much has the library spent over the past three years to develop new library instructional centers, or re-equip or upgrade existing ones with new computers, workstations or other technology?

Question 33: If your library plays a role in the student retention efforts of your college, explain this role, what services, technologies or approaches you have found effective, and what your plans are for the future in this respect.

Chapter 8: Books

Question 34: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2008-09 academic year?

Question 35: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2009-10 academic year?

Question 36: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)?

Question 37: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2008-09 academic year?

Question 38: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2009-10 academic year?

Question 39: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)?

Question 40: What was the library's total spending on books or other intellectual property with Amazon online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year?

Question 41: What was the library's total spending on books or other intellectual property with Alibris online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year?

Question 42: What was the library's total spending on books or other intellectual property with all other online booksellers online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year?

Question 43: Has your library purchased e-book readers, iPads or other devices, for patrons to read e-books?

Question 44: Has the library purchased Apple iPad for patron use?

Question 45: Has the library purchased Sony E-Reader for patron use?

Question 46: Has the library purchased Amazon Kindle for patron use?

Question 47: Has the library purchased Barnes & Noble Nook for patron use?

Question 48: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on e-book readers and devices?

Question 49: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on books and other content for e-book readers and devices?

Chapter 9: Subject-Specific Investment

Question 50: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Medical / Biology / Health Sciences?

Question 51: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Physics?

Question 52: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Chemistry?

Question 53: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Psychology?

Question 54: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Sociology / Political Science?

Question 55: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Law?

Question 56: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Engineering?

Question 57: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Literature / Humanities, Languages?

Question 58: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Business, Finance, Economics?

Question 59: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Art?

Question 60: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Music & Performing Arts?

Chapter 10: Journals

Question 61: What has the library spent on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2009?

Question 62: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2010?

Question 63: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2011Â (est.)?

Question 64: Please break down the library's total spending on scientific and professional journals among three categories, which are: print subscription only, electronic access only, print and electronic access. The next set of tables is for the first category: print subscription only.

Question 65: Please break down the library's total spending on scientific and professional journals among three categories, which are: print subscription only, electronic access only, print and electronic access. The next set of tables is for the second category: electronic access only.

Question 66: Please break down the library's total spending on scientific and professional journals among three categories, which are: print subscription only, electronic access only, print and electronic access. The next set of tables is for the third category: print and electronic access.

Question 67: Which phrase best captures your personal opinion of the impact that the open access movement will have on scholarly resources and their pricing?

Chapter 11: Special Collections

Question 68: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in rare books?

Question 69: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in maps or globes?

Question 70: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in photographs?

Question 71: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in film?

Question 72: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in digital images?

Question 73: Which phrase would you say best describes the efforts of your special collections divisions to digitize their materials?

Question 74: Which phrase best characterizes your library's attitude towards the future of digitization of special collections at the library?

Chapter 12: Ranking Internet Tools

Question 75: How useful do you find Google in performing the mission of your library?

Question 76: How useful do you find Bing in performing the mission of your library?

Question 77: How useful do you find Yahoo in performing the mission of your library?

Question 78: How useful do you find Ebay in performing the mission of your library?

Question 79: How useful do you find YouTube in performing the mission of your library?

Question 80: How useful do you find Wikipedia in performing the mission of your library?

Question 81: How useful do you find Twitter in performing the mission of your library?

Question 82: How useful do you find Facebook in performing the mission of your library?

Chapter 13: Services for Alumni

Question 83:Please explain the benefits that your library offers to college alumni. Can they use the library's databases? Take out books? Are they included in special events? Explain how your library helps the college in its alumni outreach effort.

Chapter 14: Laptops in the Library

Question 84: Does the library loan out laptops to library patrons?

Question 85: If the library loans out laptops to patrons what is the total stock of laptops available for loan to students?

Question 86: As a rough estimate what is the average percentage of the stock of library laptops for students that are out on loan during the main college school year?

Question 87: Does the library lend to students laptops from Apple?

Question 88: Does the library lend to students Apple iPads?

Question 89: Does the library lend to students laptops from Dell?

Question 90: How much does the library plan to spend in the next year on laptops and accessories for patron use?

LIST OF TABLES
What is the total staff of the library in terms of the number of full time equivalent positions?

What is the total staff of the library in terms of the number of full time equivalent positions? Broken out by country.

What is the total staff of the library in terms of the number of full time equivalent positions? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

What is the total staff of the library in terms of the number of full time equivalent positions? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

What is the total staff of the library in terms of the number of full time equivalent positions? Broken out for public and private colleges.

What is the total annual cost of salaries, benefits and other compensation for the library in 2010?

What is the total annual cost of salaries, benefits and other compensation for the library in 2010? Broken out by country.

What is the total annual cost of salaries, benefits and other compensation for the library in 2010? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

What is the total annual cost of salaries, benefits and other compensation for the library in 2010? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

What is the total annual cost of salaries, benefits and other compensation for the library in 2010? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Over the past year, what happened to salaries and benefits for the librarians employed by your institution?

Over the past year, what happened to salaries and benefits for the librarians employed by your institution? Broken out by country.

Over the past year, what happened to salaries and benefits for the librarians employed by your institution? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Over the past year, what happened to salaries and benefits for the librarians employed by your institution? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Over the past year, what happened to salaries and benefits for the librarians employed by your institution? Broken out for public and private colleges.

What will be the percentage total change, if any, in the number of librarians (not support staff) employed by your institution for the 2010‑11 academic year?

What will be the percentage total change, if any, in the number of librarians (not support staff) employed by your institution for the 2010‑11 academic year? Broken out by country.

What will be the percentage total change, if any, in the number of librarians (not support staff) employed by your institution for the 2010‑11 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

What will be the percentage total change, if any, in the number of librarians (not support staff) employed by your institution for the 2010‑11 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

What will be the percentage total change, if any, in the number of librarians (not support staff) employed by your institution for the 2010‑11 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

What will be the percentage change in the number of support staff, clerical and technical, for the library in 2010-11 academic year?

What will be the percentage change in the number of support staff, clerical and technical, for the library in 2010-11 academic year? Broken out by country.

What will be the percentage change in the number of support staff, clerical and technical, for the library in 2010-11 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

What will be the percentage change in the number of support staff, clerical and technical, for the library in 2010-11 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

What will be the percentage change in the number of support staff, clerical and technical, for the library in 2010-11 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 2.1: What is the library's total spending on materials / content this year, the 2009-2010 academic year?

Table 2.2: What is the library’s total spending on materials / content this year, the 2009-2010 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 2.3: What is the library’s total spending on materials / content this year, the 2009-2010 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 2.4: What is the library’s total spending on materials / content this year, the 2009-2010 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 2.5: What is the library’s total spending on materials / content this year, the 2009-2010 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 2.6: What was the rate of change in the library's spending on content / materials between the 2008-09 and the 2009-10 academic years?

Table 2.7: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on content / materials between the 2008-09 and the 2009-10 academic years? Broken out by country.

Table 2.8: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on content / materials between the 2008-09 and the 2009-10 academic years? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 2.9: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on content / materials between the 2008-09 and the 2009-10 academic years? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 2.10: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on content / materials between the 2008-09 and the 2009-10 academic years? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 2.11: What is your best estimate of the probable rate of change in your library's spending for materials / content over the next year, the 2010-11 academic year?

Table 2.12: What is your best estimate of the probable rate of change in your library’s spending for materials / content over the next year, the 2010-11 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 2.13: What is your best estimate of the probable rate of change in your library’s spending for materials / content over the next year, the 2010-11 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 2.14: What is your best estimate of the probable rate of change in your library’s spending for materials / content over the next year, the 2010-11 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 2.15: What is your best estimate of the probable rate of change in your library’s spending for materials / content over the next year, the 2010-11 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 2.16: How much did the library spend for information accessed online in the 2010 academic year?

Table 2.17: How much did the library spend for information accessed online in the 2010 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 2.18: How much did the library spend for information accessed online in the 2010 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 2.19: How much did the library spend for information accessed online in the 2010 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 2.20: How much did the library spend for information accessed online in the 2010 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 2.21: What was the rate of change in the library's spending on online content / information between the 2009 and 2010 academic years?

Table 2.22: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on online content / information between the 2009 and 2010 academic years? Broken out by country.

Table 2.23: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on online content / information between the 2009 and 2010 academic years? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 2.24: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on online content / information between the 2009 and 2010 academic years? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 2.25: What was the rate of change in the library’s spending on online content / information between the 2009 and 2010 academic years? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 3.1: Approximately how much did the library spend in the past year to purchase textbooks for the library?

Table 3.2: Approximately how much did the library spend in the past year to purchase textbooks for the library? Broken out by country.

Table 3.3: Approximately how much did the library spend in the past year to purchase textbooks for the library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 3.4: Approximately how much did the library spend in the past year to purchase textbooks for the library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 3.5: Approximately how much did the library spend in the past year to purchase textbooks for the library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 3.6: In your view, over the past few years, what has happened to the college's purchases of textbooks?

Table 3.7: In your view, over the past few years, what has happened to the college’s purchases of textbooks? Broken out by country.

Table 3.8: In your view, over the past few years, what has happened to the college’s purchases of textbooks? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 3.9: In your view, over the past few years, what has happened to the college’s purchases of textbooks? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 3.10: In your view, over the past few years, what has happened to the college’s purchases of textbooks? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 3.11: Which phrase best characterizes student use of the library's textbooks?

Table 3.12: Which phrase best characterizes student use of the library’s textbooks? Broken out by country.

Table 3.13: Which phrase best characterizes student use of the library’s textbooks? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 3.14: Which phrase best characterizes student use of the library’s textbooks? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 3.15: Which phrase best characterizes student use of the library’s textbooks? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 4.1: Over the past two years, what has happened to the library's spending on video resources such as films, DVD's, film downloads via the web and other video streaming technology?

Table 4.2: Over the past two years, what has happened to the library’s spending on video resources such as films, DVD’s, film downloads via the web and other video streaming technology? Broken out by country.

Table 4.3: Over the past two years, what has happened to the library’s spending on video resources such as films, DVD’s, film downloads via the web and other video streaming technology? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 4.4: Over the past two years, what has happened to the library’s spending on video resources such as films, DVD’s, film downloads via the web and other video streaming technology? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 4.5: Over the past two years, what has happened to the library’s spending on video resources such as films, DVD’s, film downloads via the web and other video streaming technology? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 4.6: Does the library currently provide streaming video services?

Table 4.7: Does the library currently provide streaming video services? Broken out by country.

Table 4.8: Does the library currently provide streaming video services? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 4.9: Does the library currently provide streaming video services? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 4.10: Does the library currently provide streaming video services? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.1: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from federal agencies?

Table 5.2: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from federal agencies? Broken out by country.

Table 5.3: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from federal agencies? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.4: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from federal agencies? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.5: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from federal agencies? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.6: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from state or local government agencies?

Table 5.7: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from state or local government agencies? Broken out by country.

Table 5.8: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from state or local government agencies? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.9: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from state or local government agencies? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.10: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from state or local government agencies? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.11: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from foundations?

Table 5.12: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from foundations? Broken out by country.

Table 5.13: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from foundations? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.14: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from foundations? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.15: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from foundations? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.16: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from private companies?

Table 5.17: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from private companies? Broken out by country.

Table 5.18: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from private companies? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.19: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from private companies? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.20: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from private companies? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.21: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from special funds of the university?

Table 5.22: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from special funds of the university? Broken out by country.

Table 5.23: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from special funds of the university? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.24: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from special funds of the university? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.25: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from special funds of the university? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.26: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from alumni?

Table 5.27: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from alumni? Broken out by country.

Table 5.28: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from alumni? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.29: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from alumni? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.30: Has the library received any grant support in the past year from alumni? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.31: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2008-09 academic year?

Table 5.32: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 5.33: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.34: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.35: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.36: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2009-10 academic year?

Table 5.37: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 5.38: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.39: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.40: What is the total value of spending derived from grants in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.41: About how many specific grants from all sources did the library apply for in the past year?

Table 5.42: About how many specific grants from all sources did the library apply for in the past year? Broken out by country.

Table 5.43: About how many specific grants from all sources did the library apply for in the past year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.44: About how many specific grants from all sources did the library apply for in the past year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.45: About how many specific grants from all sources did the library apply for in the past year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 5.46: How much did the library accrue from special endowments in the past year?

Table 5.47: How much did the library accrue from special endowments in the past year? Broken out by country.

Table 5.48: How much did the library accrue from special endowments in the past year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 5.49: How much did the library accrue from special endowments in the past year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 5.50: How much did the library accrue from special endowments in the past year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 6.1: Which phrase best describes what has happened to the library's capital budget in the past two years?

Table 6.2: Which phrase best describes what has happened to the library’s capital budget in the past two years? Broken out by country.

Table 6.3: Which phrase best describes what has happened to the library’s capital budget in the past two years? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 6.4: Which phrase best describes what has happened to the library’s capital budget in the past two years? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 6.5: Which phrase best describes what has happened to the library’s capital budget in the past two years? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 6.6: Your expectation is that over the next three years, on average, the library's capital budget will…

Table 6.7: Your expectation is that over the next three years, on average, the library’s capital budget will… Broken out by country.

Table 6.8: Your expectation is that over the next three years, on average, the library’s capital budget will… Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 6.9: Your expectation is that over the next three years, on average, the library’s capital budget will… Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 6.10: Your expectation is that over the next three years, on average, the library’s capital budget will… Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 7.1: Does the library offer a specific center or defined set of workstations designed to equip and teach students or faculty in information technologies or information literacy?

Table 7.2: Does the library offer a specific center or defined set of workstations designed to equip and teach students or faculty in information technologies or information literacy? Broken out by country.

Table 7.3: Does the library offer a specific center or defined set of workstations designed to equip and teach students or faculty in information technologies or information literacy? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 7.4: Does the library offer a specific center or defined set of workstations designed to equip and teach students or faculty in information technologies or information literacy? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 7.5: Does the library offer a specific center or defined set of workstations designed to equip and teach students or faculty in information technologies or information literacy? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 7.6: If so, how many workstations does this center (or all such centers if there is more than one) have?

Table 7.7: If so, how many workstations does this center (or all such centers if there is more than one) have? Broken out by country.

Table 7.8: If so, how many workstations does this center (or all such centers if there is more than one) have? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 7.9: If so, how many workstations does this center (or all such centers if there is more than one) have? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 7.10: If so, how many workstations does this center (or all such centers if there is more than one) have? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 7.11: How much has the library spent over the past three years to develop new library instructional centers, or re-equip or upgrade existing ones with new computers, workstations or other technology?

Table 7.12: How much has the library spent over the past three years to develop new library instructional centers, or re-equip or upgrade existing ones with new computers, workstations or other technology? Broken out by country.

Table 7.13: How much has the library spent over the past three years to develop new library instructional centers, or re-equip or upgrade existing ones with new computers, workstations or other technology? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 7.14: How much has the library spent over the past three years to develop new library instructional centers, or re-equip or upgrade existing ones with new computers, workstations or other technology? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 7.15: How much has the library spent over the past three years to develop new library instructional centers, or re-equip or upgrade existing ones with new computers, workstations or other technology? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.1: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2008-09 academic year?

Table 8.2: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.3: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.4: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.5: How much did the library spend for traditional print books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.6: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2009-10 academic year?

Table 8.7: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.8: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.9: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.10: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.11: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)

Table 8.12: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out by country.

Table 8.13: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.14: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.15: How much will the library spend for traditional print books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.16: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2008-09 academic year?

Table 8.17: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.18: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.19: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.20: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2008-09 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.21: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2009-10 academic year?

Table 8.22: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.23: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.24: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.25: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2009-10 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.26: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)?

Table 8.27: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out by country.

Table 8.28: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.29: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.30: How much did the library spend for subscriptions to or purchases of e-books in 2010-11 academic year (est.)? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.31: What was the library's total spending on books or other intellectual property with Amazon online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year?

Table 8.32: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Amazon online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.33: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Amazon online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.34: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Amazon online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.35: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Amazon online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.36: What was the library's total spending on books or other intellectual property with Alibris online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year?

Table 8.37: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Alibris online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.38: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Alibris online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.39: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Alibris online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.40: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with Alibris online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.41: What was the library's total spending on books or other intellectual property with all other online booksellers online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year?

Table 8.42: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with all other online booksellers online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by country.

Table 8.43: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with all other online booksellers online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.44: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with all other online booksellers online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.45: What was the library’s total spending on books or other intellectual property with all other online booksellers online sources for books in the 2009-10 academic year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.46: Has your library purchased e-book readers, iPads or other devices, for patrons to read e-books?

Table 8.47: Has your library purchased e-book readers, iPads or other devices, for patrons to read e-books? Broken out by country.

Table 8.48: Has your library purchased e-book readers, iPads or other devices, for patrons to read e-books? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.49: Has your library purchased e-book readers, iPads or other devices, for patrons to read e-books? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.50: Has your library purchased e-book readers, iPads or other devices, for patrons to read e-books? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.51: Has the library purchased Apple iPad for patron use?

Table 8.52: Has the library purchased Apple iPad for patron use? Broken out by country.

Table 8.53: Has the library purchased Apple iPad for patron use? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.54: Has the library purchased Apple iPad for patron use? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.55: Has the library purchased Apple iPad for patron use? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.56: Has the library purchased Sony E-Reader for patron use?

Table 8.57: Has the library purchased Sony E-Reader for patron use? Broken out by country.

Table 8.58: Has the library purchased Sony E-Reader for patron use? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.59: Has the library purchased Sony E-Reader for patron use? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.60: Has the library purchased Sony E-Reader for patron use? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.61: Has the library purchased Amazon Kindle for patron use?

Table 8.62: Has the library purchased Amazon Kindle for patron use? Broken out by country.

Table 8.63: Has the library purchased Amazon Kindle for patron use? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.64: Has the library purchased Amazon Kindle for patron use? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.65: Has the library purchased Amazon Kindle for patron use? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.66: Has the library purchased Barnes & Noble Nook for patron use?

Table 8.67: Has the library purchased Barnes & Noble Nook for patron use? Broken out by country.

Table 8.68: Has the library purchased Barnes & Noble Nook for patron use? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.69: Has the library purchased Barnes & Noble Nook for patron use? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.70: Has the library purchased Barnes & Noble Nook for patron use? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.71: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on e-book readers and devices?

Table 8.72: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on e-book readers and devices? Broken out by country.

Table 8.73: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on e-book readers and devices? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.74: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on e-book readers and devices? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.75: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on e-book readers and devices? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 8.76: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on books and other content for e-book readers and devices?

Table 8.77: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on books and other content for e-book readers and devices? Broken out by country.

Table 8.78: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on books and other content for e-book readers and devices? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 8.79: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on books and other content for e-book readers and devices? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 8.80: How much has the library spent, over the past two years, on books and other content for e-book readers and devices? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.1: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Medical / Biology / Health Sciences?

Table 9.2: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Medical / Biology / Health Sciences? Broken out by country.

Table 9.3: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Medical / Biology / Health Sciences? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.4: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Medical / Biology / Health Sciences? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.5: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Medical / Biology / Health Sciences? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.6: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Physics?

Table 9.7: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Physics? Broken out by country.

Table 9.8: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Physics? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.9: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Physics? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.10: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Physics? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.11: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Chemistry?

Table 9.12: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Chemistry? Broken out by country.

Table 9.13: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Chemistry? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.14: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Chemistry? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.15: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Chemistry? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.16: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Psychology?

Table 9.17: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Psychology? Broken out by country.

Table 9.18: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Psychology? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.19: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Psychology? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.20: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Psychology? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.21: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Sociology / Political Science?

Table 9.22: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Sociology / Political Science? Broken out by country.

Table 9.23: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Sociology / Political Science? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.24: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Sociology / Political Science? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.25: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Sociology / Political Science? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.26: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Law?

Table 9.27: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Law? Broken out by country.

Table 9.28: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Law? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.29: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Law? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.30: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Law? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.31: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Engineering?

Table 9.32: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Engineering? Broken out by country.

Table 9.33: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Engineering? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.34: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Engineering? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.35: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Engineering? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.36: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Literature / Humanities, Languages?

Table 9.37: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Literature / Humanities, Languages? Broken out by country.

Table 9.38: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Literature / Humanities, Languages? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.39: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Literature / Humanities, Languages? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.40: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Literature / Humanities, Languages? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.41: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Business, Finance, Economics?

Table 9.42: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Business, Finance, Economics? Broken out by country.

Table 9.43: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Business, Finance, Economics? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.44: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Business, Finance, Economics? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.45: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Business, Finance, Economics? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.46: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Art?

Table 9.47: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Art? Broken out by country.

Table 9.48: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Art? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.49: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Art? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.50: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Art? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 9.51: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Music & Performing Arts?

Table 9.52: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Music & Performing Arts? Broken out by country.

Table 9.53: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Music & Performing Arts? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 9.54: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Music & Performing Arts? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 9.55: In terms of subject areas, how fast has library investment in books, databases, journals and other materials grown over the past three years in Music & Performing Arts? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.1: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2009?

Table 10.2: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2009? Broken out by country.

Table 10.3: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2009? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.4: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2009? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.5: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2009? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.6: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2010?

Table 10.7: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2010? Broken out by country.

Table 10.8: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2010? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.9: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2010? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.10: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2010? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.11: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2011 (est.)?

Table 10.12: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2011 (est.)? Broken out by country.

Table 10.13: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2011 (est.)? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.14: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2011 (est.)? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.15: What will the library spend on print and electronic subscriptions to scholarly and professional journals in 2011 (est.)? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.16: What is the library’s spending on print subscription for scientific and professional journals?

Table 10.17: What is the library’s spending on print subscription for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by country.

Table 10.18: What is the library’s spending on print subscription for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.19: What is the library’s spending on print subscription for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.20: What is the library’s spending on print subscription for scientific and professional journals? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.21: What is the library’s spending on electronic access only for scientific and professional journals?

Table 10.22: What is the library’s spending on electronic access only for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by country.

Table 10.23: What is the library’s spending on electronic access only for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.24: What is the library’s spending on electronic access only for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.25: What is the library’s spending on electronic access only for scientific and professional journals? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.26: What is the library’s spending on print and electronic access for scientific and professional journals?

Table 10.27: What is the library’s spending on print and electronic access for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by country.

Table 10.28: What is the library’s spending on print and electronic access for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.29: What is the library’s spending on print and electronic access for scientific and professional journals? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.30: What is the library’s spending on print and electronic access for scientific and professional journals? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 10.31: Which phrase best captures your personal opinion of the impact that the open access movement will have on scholarly resources and their pricing?

Table 10.32: Which phrase best captures your personal opinion of the impact that the open access movement will have on scholarly resources and their pricing? Broken out by country.

Table 10.33: Which phrase best captures your personal opinion of the impact that the open access movement will have on scholarly resources and their pricing? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 10.34: Which phrase best captures your personal opinion of the impact that the open access movement will have on scholarly resources and their pricing? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 10.35: Which phrase best captures your personal opinion of the impact that the open access movement will have on scholarly resources and their pricing? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.1: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in rare books?

Table 11.2: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in rare books? Broken out by country.

Table 11.3: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in rare books? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.4: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in rare books? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.5: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in rare books? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.6: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in maps or globes?

Table 11.7: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in maps or globes? Broken out by country.

Table 11.8: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in maps or globes? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.9: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in maps or globes? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.10: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in maps or globes? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.11: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in photographs?

Table 11.12: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in photographs? Broken out by country.

Table 11.13: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in photographs? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.14: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in photographs? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.15: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in photographs? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.16: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in film?

Table 11.17: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in film? Broken out by country.

Table 11.18: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in film? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.19: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in film? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.20: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in film? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.21: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in digital images?

Table 11.22: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in digital images? Broken out by country.

Table 11.23: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in digital images? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.24: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in digital images? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.25: Does the library maintain special collections (that have their own distinct curatorial or library staff) in digital images? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.26: Which phrase would you say best describes the efforts of your special collections divisions to digitize their materials?

Table 11.27: Which phrase would you say best describes the efforts of your special collections divisions to digitize their materials? Broken out by country.

Table 11.28: Which phrase would you say best describes the efforts of your special collections divisions to digitize their materials? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.29: Which phrase would you say best describes the efforts of your special collections divisions to digitize their materials? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.30: Which phrase would you say best describes the efforts of your special collections divisions to digitize their materials? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 11.31: Which phrase best characterizes your library's attitude towards the future of digitization of special collections at the library?

Table 11.32: Which phrase best characterizes your library’s attitude towards the future of digitization of special collections at the library? Broken out by country.

Table 11.33: Which phrase best characterizes your library’s attitude towards the future of digitization of special collections at the library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 11.34: Which phrase best characterizes your library’s attitude towards the future of digitization of special collections at the library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 11.35: Which phrase best characterizes your library’s attitude towards the future of digitization of special collections at the library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.1: How useful do you find Google in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.2: How useful do you find Google in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.3: How useful do you find Google in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.4: How useful do you find Google in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.5: How useful do you find Google in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.6: How useful do you find Bing in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.7: How useful do you find Bing in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.8: How useful do you find Bing in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.9: How useful do you find Bing in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.10: How useful do you find Bing in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.11: How useful do you find Yahoo in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.12: How useful do you find Yahoo in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.13: How useful do you find Yahoo in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.14: How useful do you find Yahoo in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.15: How useful do you find Yahoo in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.16: How useful do you find Ebay in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.17: How useful do you find Ebay in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.18: How useful do you find Ebay in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.19: How useful do you find Ebay in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.20: How useful do you find Ebay in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.21: How useful do you find YouTube in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.22: How useful do you find YouTube in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.23: How useful do you find YouTube in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.24: How useful do you find YouTube in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.25: How useful do you find YouTube in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.26: How useful do you find Wikipedia in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.27: How useful do you find Wikipedia in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.28: How useful do you find Wikipedia in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.29: How useful do you find Wikipedia in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.30: How useful do you find Wikipedia in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.31: How useful do you find Twitter in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.32: How useful do you find Twitter in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.33: How useful do you find Twitter in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.34: How useful do you find Twitter in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.35: How useful do you find Twitter in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 12.36: How useful do you find Facebook in performing the mission of your library?

Table 12.37: How useful do you find Facebook in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by country.

Table 12.38: How useful do you find Facebook in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 12.39: How useful do you find Facebook in performing the mission of your library? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 12.40: How useful do you find Facebook in performing the mission of your library? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.1: Does the library loan out laptops to library patrons?

Table 14.2: Does the library loan out laptops to library patrons? Broken out by country.

Table 14.3: Does the library loan out laptops to library patrons? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 14.4: Does the library loan out laptops to library patrons? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 14.5: Does the library loan out laptops to library patrons? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.6: If the library loans out laptops to patrons what is the total stock of laptops available for loan to students?

Table 14.7: If the library loans out laptops to patrons what is the total stock of laptops available for loan to students? Broken out by country.

Table 14.8: If the library loans out laptops to patrons what is the total stock of laptops available for loan to students? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 14.9: If the library loans out laptops to patrons what is the total stock of laptops available for loan to students? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 14.10: If the library loans out laptops to patrons what is the total stock of laptops available for loan to students? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.11: As a rough estimate what is the average percentage of the stock of library laptops for students that are out on loan during the main college school year?

Table 14.12: As a rough estimate what is the average percentage of the stock of library laptops for students that are out on loan during the main college school year? Broken out by country.

Table 14.13: As a rough estimate what is the average percentage of the stock of library laptops for students that are out on loan during the main college school year? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 14.14: As a rough estimate what is the average percentage of the stock of library laptops for students that are out on loan during the main college school year? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 14.15: As a rough estimate what is the average percentage of the stock of library laptops for students that are out on loan during the main college school year? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.16: Does the library lend to students laptops from Apple?

Table 14.17: Does the library lend to students laptops from Apple? Broken out by country.

Table 14.18: Does the library lend to students laptops from Apple? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 14.19: Does the library lend to students laptops from Apple? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 14.20: Does the library lend to students laptops from Apple? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.21: Does the library lend to students Apple iPads?

Table 14.22: Does the library lend to students Apple iPads? Broken out by country.

Table 14.23: Does the library lend to students Apple iPads? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 14.24: Does the library lend to students Apple iPads? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 14.25: Does the library lend to students Apple iPads? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.26: Does the library lend to students laptops from Dell?

Table 14.27: Does the library lend to students laptops from Dell? Broken out by country.

Table 14.28: Does the library lend to students laptops from Dell? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

Table 14.29: Does the library lend to students laptops from Dell? Broken out by the enrollment level of the colleges.

Table 14.30: Does the library lend to students laptops from Dell? Broken out for public and private colleges.

Table 14.31: How much does the library plan to spend in the next year on laptops and accessories for patron use?

Table 14.32: How much does the library plan to spend in the next year on laptops and accessories for patron use? Broken out by country.

Table 14.33: How much does the library plan to spend in the next year on laptops and accessories for patron use? Broken out by general Carnegie class of the institutions.

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