ARL Statistics 2007–2008
The tables presented in this publication are not indicative of performance and outcomes and should not be
used as measures of library quality. In comparing any individual library to ARL medians or to other ARL
members, one must be careful to make such comparisons within the context of differing institutional and local
goals and characteristics.
The ARL Statistics datafiles and accompanying documentation are available at www.arl.org/stats/
annualsurveys/arlstats/index.shtml.
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2009
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