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ERIC Number: ED498303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 43
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5940-7665-0
ISSN: ISSN-1538-9006
ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2002-03
Young, Mark, Comp.; Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.
Association of Research Libraries
This report contains the results of the Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) survey of academic Health Sciences libraries for 2002-03. Data are presented on collections, expenditures, and personnel and public services. Out of 114 ARL university libraries, 65 responded to the survey. Health Sciences libraries reported median values of 232,559 volumes held and 5,024 gross volumes added. The full-time equivalent of 2,589 staff were employed by these libraries during the year. Responding libraries reported total expenditures of $209,090,449. Staff salaries and wages made up the largest portion of that total, with 44% of aggregated expenses falling under that category. Includes Appendix: ARL Member Libraries as of January 1, 2004. (Contains 1 figure, 8 tables, and 2 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC.