Out of 319 respondents, a little less than half said that their libraries are currently outsourcing different cataloging tasks. As would be expected, the libraries that are outsourcing some cataloging tasks are the doctoral institutions with a larger staff, collection, and budget.

The following tables are in response to the question “Do you outsource any cataloging tasks?” compared to the type of academic institution, the total FTE for the library, size of the collection, and annual budget.