ARL Library Data Tables · 27
Collections: Volumes
and
Monographs
Volumes In Library Volumes Added
(Gross)
Volumes Added
(Net)
Monographs Purchased
(Volumes)
(Survey Question Number) (1) (1b.i) (1b) (2)
INSTITUTION Notes
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY bG+ 2,442,583 12,153 8,631 5,314
LIBRARY & ARCHIVES CANADA G+ UA/NA UA/NA UA/NA 9,315
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE G+ 2,594,276 37,953 35,303 15,034
NEW YORK PUBLIC + 9,125,939 169,530 169,522 94,614
NEW YORK STATE G+ 2,711,029 22,345 22,340 8,362
SMITHSONIAN G+ 1,354,810 125,221 124,907 4,462
+ - 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
Volumes in Library Volumes Added
(Gross)
Volumes Added
(Net)
Monographs Purchased
(Volumes)
(Survey Question Number) (1) (1b.i) (1b) (2)
University Libraries
Mean 4,416,654 95,451 76,638 48,416
Median 3,546,496 73,125 57,415 34,376
High 16,250,117 547,346 304,407 468,515
Low 1,853,628 23,025 -45,478 4,496
Totals 499,081,929 10,785,955 8,660,047 5,035,290
Number of Libraries Reporting 113 113 113 102
Nonuniversity Libraries
Median 5,160,340 25,738 25,715 12,564
Totals 75,490,151 1,149,312 933,306 468,593
Number of Libraries Reporting 10 9 9 10
GRAND TOTALS 563,377,383 11,626,553 9,300,891 5,464,033
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