Funding and Priorities: Academic Libraries, The Library Resource Guide Benchmark Study on 2011 Library Spending Plans
By Joseph McKendrick
Publication Date: March, 2011
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The definitive guide to academic library spending and spending priorities. Just released on March 15, 2011. Spending is reported by size of the institutions' full-time enrollment: under 2,500; 2,500-5,000; 5,000 - 10,000; 10,000+. Total budgets by category are reported, as well as past budget experience and forecast budgets for 2011. Categories of spending are broken down by library size and include all major expenditures: staff, IT, collections - print and electronic, operations and much more. An indispensible and brand new resource for strategic planning and budget proposals/presentations.