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Statistics Resources: Library Statistics

Professional resources related to educational statistics for grades Pre-K-12 and higher education.

Library Statistic Online resources

Academic Library Statistics

The ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey is administered by the ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey Editorial Board and is the largest survey of academic libraries in the country, providing one of the most comprehensive portraits of the impact that academic libraries have across the U.S.

ALA Library Statistics

Fact sheets provide sources for specific types of statistics about libraries in the United States.

Library Statistics and Figures: Number of Libraries in the United States

A LibGuide containing a collection of often requested numeric information about libraries in the U. S.

Library Statistics Program

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) provides academic library data across institutions. This site contains data from surveys for academic and school libraries.

United States Census Bureau Library Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau acts as the collection agent for IMLS and NCES surveys, but the data themselves are available through the sponsoring agency.