From 1997 to 2004, an annual survey of LIS schools, covering: faculty; students; curriculum; income and expenditures; continuing professional education. Other years available in print.
Includes links to statistical reports by ALA and others.
"Library Journal's national rating of public libraries, the LJ Index of Public Library Service 2009, Round 2, identifies 258 'star' libraries."
[licensed for UI] Data on collections, expenditures, personnel, user populations, and electronic resources of nearly 1500 academic libraries in the US, for the years 2000-2009. The interface allows you to customize comparative reports.
Data on the collections, expenditures, staffing, and service activities of the 123 largest academic and research libraries in North America.
Data from an annual survey of Illinois public libraries, 1995/96 to 2005/06.
Annnual surveys of public libraries in the U.S., providing data on the population of legal service areas, service outlets, library collections and services, staff, and operating revenue and expenditures. Summary reports (PDF); downloadable data files with documentation; and tools to "search for public libraries" and "compare public libraries."
Annual surveys of state libraries in the U.S., providing data on goverance, services, collections, staff, and operating revenues and expenditures. Summary reports (PDF); downloadable data files with documentation.
A database of statistics from libraries in 36 (mostly European) countries, sponsored by the European Commission. Cross-tabulations and comparisons can be easily generated. Most recent data is from 2001.
Data from surveys of U.S. academic libraries and school library media centers.
Links to public library statistics published on state library agency web sites.