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ERIC Number: ED503843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 56
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-5940-7810-6
ISSN: ISSN-1538-9006
ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2006-2007
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Bland, Les, Comp.
Association of Research Libraries
This document presents data that describe collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in 65 medical libraries at Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions throughout North America. In 2006-2007, the reporting health sciences libraries held a median of 244,188 volumes, spent a total of $244,188,020, and employed 2,395 FTE staff. Expenditures for library materials and staff made up the largest portion of total expenditures, at 47% and 41% respectively. Respondents reported spending a total of $75,592.753 for electronic materials, or a median of 63% of their total materials budgets. This includes a total of $71,413,063 for ongoing e-resource purchases. List of ARL Member Libraries as of June 1, 2008 is appended. [For "ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics, 2005-06," see ED499290.]
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States