Surveys & Reports

Duke University Libraries Reports

Report: Engaging with Library Users: Sharpening our Vision as Subject Librarians for the Duke University Libraries (PDF 676KB)

Annual Reports

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Duke University Libraries reports statistics on library collections, expenditures, facilities and services.

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

  • View both ACRL and National Center for Education Statistics ( NCES ) academic library statistics from 2000 to today.
  • Find Integrated Postsecondary Education Statistics ( IPEDS ) data specific to academic libraries.

Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)

  • View library statistics from 1999-2012.
  • Membership in ASERL include libraries of educational institutions with doctoral degree programs or of governmental agencies in the southeastern region of the United States of America. 

National Center for Education Statistics Academic Libraries Survey 

  • View library data collected biennially from 3,700 degree-granting postsecondary institutions.

North Carolina Higher Education Data Collection 

  • (odd years), NCHED A-6

Surveys and Studies 


  • A research and development project undertaken by the  Association of Research Libraries (ARL)  in collaboration with Texas A&M University
  • The project is defining and measuring library service quality across institutions and creating useful quality assessment tools for libraries.

     Survey results from previous years:


  • An online survey with questions designed to understand the impact perceptions have on service quality in a library.
  • Duke University Libraries implemented ClimateQUAL in 2007. 

Duke Statistics

  • Duke's Office of News & Communications compiles  Quick Facts about Duke
  • The Career Center's  Senior Survey  reports student post-graduation career-related information.
  • The Graduate School offers statistics for the  Masters  and  Ph.D.  programs, which include admissions, matriculation rates and post-graduation placement information.