Academic Libraries


Colorado Library Statistics

View and download annual and historical statistics from the federal Academic Library Survey (ALS), which covers libraries in all higher education institutions in Colorado.


National Library Statistics

Explore biennial academic library statistics with state data and national summaries from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Association Statistics

Access data on Colorado academic libraries from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

Academic Library Impact Study

In 2005, LRS (with the Colorado Academic Library Consortium) completed an impact study about how academic libraries help students learn and faculty teach.