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ERIC Number: ED507420
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 60
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-5940-7847-5
ISSN: ISSN-1538-9006
ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics, 2007-2008
Kyrillidou, Martha, Comp.; Bland, Les, Comp.
Association of Research Libraries
This document presents data that describe collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in 64 medical libraries at Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions throughout North America. In 2007-2008, the reporting health sciences libraries held a median of 240,955 volumes, spent a total of $240,019,298, and employed 2,304 full-time equivalent staff. Expenditures for library materials and staff made up the largest portion of total expenditures, at 48.61% and 42.06% respectively. Respondents reported spending a total of $81,986,136 for electronic materials, or a median of 76% of their total materials budgets. This includes a total of $76,921,558 for ongoing e-resource purchases. A list of ARL Member Libraries as of June 1, 2009 is provided. [For "ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics, 2006-2007," see ED503843.]
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States