CARL conducts studies from time to time to explore questions or concerns expressed by its members in the areas of standards or best practices in library evaluation.

Other studies are conducted on a national basis which look inward to libraries and roles and responsibilities they have, and the relationships they hold with their stakeholders.

Current initiatives

LibQual+ Canada

CARL Faculty Survey

Related initiatives

Association of Research Libraries MINES for libraries, StatsQUAL, ClimateQUAL

Council of Australian University Librarians Case Studies

Research Libraries UK Study of UK Academics