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1998-99 Association of Research Libraries Statistics
for the University of Texas at Austin



Rank-Order Statistics Tables and graphs for the University of Texas at Austin were drawn from the ARL's Interactive WWW site. More variables are available for manipulation and analysis.

Total Holdings and Expenditures

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Volumes
1. HARVARD13,892,429
2.YALE 10,108,371
3.ILLINOIS, URBANA 9,171,693
4.CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY 8,792,009
5.TORONTO 8,605,956
6.TEXAS 7,648,678
7.CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 7,222,229
8.MICHIGAN7,071,842
9.COLUMBIA7,018,408
10.STANFORD6,997,003

*In 1996, TEXAS was 5th at 732,9663 volumes, in 1997, TEXAS was 6th 7,495,275 volumes. See Volumes held by UT-Austin from 1986-1997.

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Expenditures
1.HARVARD$19,346,111
2.YALE $16,396,000
3.STANFORD $14,564,206
4.MICHIGAN $14,258,911
5.TORONTO$13,114,346
6.PENNSYLVANIA STATE $11,697,412
7.COLUMBIA $11,441,445
8.CALIFORNIA,BERKELEY$10,940,620
9.CORNELL $10,615,658
10. TEXAS $10,307,170

*In 1996, TEXAS was 29th, $7,128,615, in 1997, TEXAS was 22nd at $8,055,708 in total library expenditures.

Books

RankAcademic Institution Monographs Purchased
1.CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 166,628
2.TORONTO151,540
3.YALE 108,820
4.MICHIGAN89,541
5.ILLINOIS, URBANA 89,484
6.CHICAGO 75,724
7.NEW YORK 74,052
8.FLORIDA72,208
9.NORTH CAROLINA 60,746
10.TEXAS A&M 59,064
13.TEXAS55,859

*In 1996, TEXAS was 21st, 47,512, in 1997, TEXAS was 14th, 54,789 monograph volumes purchased. See Monographs purchased by UT-Austin from 1990-1997.

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Monographic Expenditures
1. STANFORD$7,688,622
2. HARVARD $7,533,857
3. TORONTO$ 5,495,046
4. MICHIGAN $4,936,710
5. COLUMBIA$4,823,424
6. CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY$4,638,931
7. CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES $4,229,301
8. TEXAS$4,094,592
9. CORNELL $3,697,975
10. YALE $3,642,000

*In 1996, TEXAS was 28th, $2,265,511, in 1997, TEXAS was 25th at $2,283,691 spent on monographs.

Serials

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Current Serials
1.HARVARD105,449
2.CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 94,748
3.ILLINOIS, URBANA90,801
4.CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY79,125
5.MICHIGAN69,280
6.COLUMBIA66,780
7.CORNELL 61,941
8.YALE54,933
9. TEXAS 52,515
10.WASHINGTON50,245

*In 1996, TEXAS was 10th, 51,562, in 1997, TEXAS was 10th at 51,379 total serials in the collection.

RankAcademic InstitutionSerials Purchased
1.YALE47,033
2.COLUMBIA41,034
3. TORONTO39,228
4.WASHINGTON 34,997
5. MICHIGAN 34,610
6.MINNESOTA32,099
7.WISCONSIN31,569
8.INDIANA 28,935
9. NEW YORK28,337
10.TEXAS 27,534

*In 1996, TEXAS was 9th, 27,209, in 1997, TEXAS was 10th at 26,761 serials purchased.

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Serial Expenditures
1.MICHIGAN$8,469,781
2.HARVARD$7,582,880
3. STANFORD $6,875,584
4. PENNSYLVANIA STATE$6,699,409
5.COLUMBIA$6,618,021
6.TORONTO $6,414,544
7.OHIO STATE$6,412,600
8.CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY $6,301,689
9.WASHINGTON$6,238,064
10.PENNSYLVANIA$5,798,143
17.TEXAS$5,047,738

*In 1996, TEXAS was 28th, $3,996,248, in 1997, TEXAS was 16th at $4,968,884 for serial expenditures. Serials and monographic expenditures have increased dramatically. See Monograph and Serial Costs in ARL Libraries 1986-1996
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Public Services

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Reference Transactions
1. WAYNE STATE 900,363
2. OHIO STATE733,720
3. TORONTO 594,556
4. CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 480,114
5. INDIANA 458,445
6. PENNSYLVANIA STATE 445,161
7. TEXAS 439,338
8. ILLINOIS URBANA 434,536
9. BRIGHAM YOUNG 398,718
10. PENNSYLVANIA 394,240

*In 1996, TEXAS was 6th, 489,984, in 1997, TEXAS was 4th at 489,979 in Reference queries.

RankAcademic Institution Total Circulation
1. BRITISH COLUMBIA 3,234,619
2. WASHINGTON 2,890,487
3. TORONTO 2,431,237
4. TEXAS 2,431,237
5. FLORIDA 1,724,403
6.HARVARD 1,683,961
7. TEXAS A&M 1,659,641
8. OHIO STATE 1,638,824
9. NORTH CAROLINA 1,594,411
10. INDIANA 1,581,736

*In 1996, TEXAS was 4th, 2,367,982, in 1997, TEXAS was 4th at 2,451,468. Service trends since 1991 in ARL libraries indicate increases in circulation of materials, increases in interlibrary loan, reference transactions and library instruction. See Service trends in ARL Libraries 1991-1996.

Population Served

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Teaching Faculty
1.PENNSYLVANIA STATE 3,237
2.WASHINGTON 2,954
3.MICHIGAN 2,905
4.OHIO STATE2,691
5.COLUMBIA2,639
6. TORONTO 2,471
7.NORTH CAROLINA2,421
8.NEW YORK 2,381
9.TEXAS2,304
10. TEXAS A&M2,221

*In 1996, TEXAS was 9th, 2,227, in 1997, TEXAS was 9th at 2,239.

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Fulltime Students
1.PENNSYLVANIA STATE58,829
2.TEXAS 43,207
3.OHIO STATE39,058
4.TORONTO 38,694
5.TEXAS A&M 38,354
6.FLORIDA 35,700
7.MICHIGAN STATE 34,570
8.ARIZONIA STATE 34,416
9. RUTGERS34,291
10. WISCONSIN 34,288

*In 1996, TEXAS was 2nd, 41,382, in 1997, TEXAS was 2nd at 42,029 students. ARL statistics indicate a profound increase in Inter Library loan from 1986-1995 and a steady increase in volumes held by ARL libraries. See Resources per Student in ARL Libraries 1985-1995 and Supply and Demand of Materials in ARL Libraries 1986-1996.

Staffing

RankAcademic Institution Professional Staff
1.HARVARD 431
2.YALE212
3.STANFORD197
3.CALIFORNIA BERKELEY190
5.ILLINOIS, URBANA177
5.COLUMBIA168
7.TORONTO 162
8.WISCONSIN151
9. MICHIGAN 145
10.PENNSYLVANIA STATE142
14. TEXAS 137

*In 1996, TEXAS was 11th, 141, in 1997, TEXAS was 12th at 134.

RankAcademic InstitutionSupport Staff
1.HARVARD 584
2.TORONTO 365
3.TEXAS 363
4.PENNSYLVANIA STATE345
5.YALE 316
6.STANFORD 293
7.MICHIGAN 304
8.CORNELL 282
9.CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 277
10.COLUMBIA 254

*In 1996, TEXAS was 2nd, 364, in 1997, TEXAS was 2nd at 381.

RankAcademic InstitutionTotal Staff
1.HARVARD 1,188
2. TORONTO 652
3. CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY634
4. CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 617
5. YALE 611
6. STANFORD 601
7. MICHIGAN 594
8. PENNSYLVANIA STATE 575
9. TEXAS 574
10. CORNELL 562

*In 1996, TEXAS was 6th, 599, in 1997, TEXAS was 3rd at 515 total staff.


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