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Comparison of the University of Rhode Island Libraries with peer institutions (as defined by the University's Office of Institutional Research). Data used are from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Statistical Survey from the years 2008-2012. Metrics compared are: total library expenditures, total library materials expenditures, ongoing resource purchases, one-time resource purchases, salaries & wages professional staff, salaries & wages support staff, professional staff (fte), support staff (fte), student headcount, total library expenditures per student, and total library materials expenditures per student.

ACRL Peer Comparison 2008-2012, August 2013.xlsx (34 kB)
ACRL Peer Comparison 2008-12 spreadsheet