34 · ARL Statistics 2008–2009
Collections: Current Serials
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(Survey Question Number) (5) (5a) (5a.i) (5a.ii)
INSTITUTION Notes
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY G+ 15,901 3,367 1,281 2,086
LIBRARY & ARCHIVES CANADA G+ 1,936 1,936 266 1,670
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE G+ 21,989 18,356 4,679 13,677
NEW YORK PUBLIC + 83,591 73,881 25,761 48,120
NEW YORK STATE G+ 40,604 29,719 22,131 7,588
SMITHSONIAN G+ 6,645 3,645 523 3,122
+ - See Footnotes G - Government documents not included in serials count U/A - Unavailable
L - Includes Law library B - Includes branch campuses N/A - Not Applicable
M- Includes Medical library b Basis of volume count is bibliographic . - no data supplied
Summary Data
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(Survey Question Number) (5) (5a) (5a.i) (5a.ii)
University Libraries
Mean 74,053 53,280 44,868 8,148
Median 73,763 55,018 44,851 5,942
High 144,787 115,050 98,469 49,949
Low 24,307 10,754 7,278 791
Totals 8,442,054 5,807,571 4,800,919 871,884
Number of Libraries Reporting 114 109 107 107
Nonuniversity Libraries
Median 18,945 11,493 2,980 6,026
Totals 391,495 239,379 98,916 140,463
Number of Libraries Reporting 8 8 8 8
GRAND TOTALS 8,833,549 6,046,950 4,899,835 1,012,347
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