116 · ARL Annual Salary Survey 2007–2008 ARL Statistics and Measurement Program Publications and Services http://www.arl.org/stats/ ARL Academic Law and Medical Library Statistics ISSN 1088-1093 • Back issues are available • Standing order offered Yearly report of data for collections’ size and growth, materials and operating expenditures, staffing, and public service activities in ARL university law and medical libraries. Includes comparisons to the larger research collections at each university. ARL Preservation Statistics ISSN 1050-7442 • Back issues are available • Standing order offered Annual compilation of data on current levels of preservation efforts and reports on the key organizational, functional, and fiscal components comprising ARL preservation programs. ARL Statistics ISSN 0147-2135 • Back issues are available • Standing order offered Annual compilation of data on collection size and growth, materials and operating expenditures, staffing, and library services. The most comprehensive resource for information on research library operations and trends. LibQUAL+® LibQUAL+® is a suite of services that libraries use to solicit, track, understand, and act upon users’ opinions of service quality. These services are offered to the library community by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The program’s centerpiece is a rigorously tested Web- based survey bundled with training that helps libraries assess and improve library services, change organizational culture, and market the library. LibQUAL+® is on the Web at http://www.libqual.org/. User Surveys in Academic Libraries This workshop presents the basic concepts and steps for conducting a user survey: defining objectives, sampling, measurement scales, logistics, data analysis, and report writing. Web Development with XML: Design and Applications This workshop is designed for librarians, information professionals, and educators. It provides hands-on experience in developing interfaces for publishing on the Web. Customized Services For any dataset produced by ARL, libraries can request comparative institutional data and ARL will perform the analysis and provide tables and reports in the format best suited to the need. For more information on any of these products or services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-296-2296.