Article - Academic Library List:

The following colleges and universities have been issued the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. This award recognizes outstanding academic libraries.


Anne Arundel Community College

Augustana College

Austin Community College

Baruch College

Carleton College

City College of San Francisco

Cornell University Library

Earlham College

Georgia Institute of Technology

Hollins University

Hope College

Hostos Community College/CUNY

Loyola University New Orleans

McMaster University

Moraine Valley Community College

Mount Holyoke College

North Carolina State University Libraries

Oberlin College Library

Pasadena City College

Pierce College

Richland College

Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries

The College of DuPage Library

Trinity University

University of Arizona

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

University of Virginia

University of Washington

Wellesley College Library

Finding Other Lists of Academic Libraries

National Center for Educational Statistics of the US Department of Education Institute of Education Services as a part of their Library Statistics Program offers a search page that compares academic libraries. The search uses data from the Academic Library Service (ALS) and has statistics on over 3,700 academic libraries for the use and development of the libraries. The website also offers a searchable database for libraries by name, zip code, and state.


 LIBWEB by state:

Alabama, Alaska Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware,

District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.


To access a list of academic library websites by state, use the LIBCAT website. The site offers library resources on the internet. LIBCAT is a project supported by a multi-library organization in Minnesota.


For a list of libraries with blogs, visit this page on the blogging libraries wiki.


International Academic Lists

This University of Exeter website has a list of Academic (Higher Education) Libraries in the UK.


To search for an Academic Library in Australia visit this page of the National Library of Australia.


To find a library anywhere in the world by country or city visit the lib – we – cats website.



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