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2014-2015 ARL Statistics

Main Libraries ARL Statistics 

Question                                                                     FY 2014-2015 Totals

Titles held June 30 3,024,570
Volumes held June 30 3,375,689
Electronic books (included in question 2) 915,368
Total library expenditures (exclude fringe benefits) 14,054,173
Total library materials 6,340,411
One-time resource purchases 874,865
Ongoing resource purchases (e.g., subscriptions, annual license fees) 5,284,708
Collection Support 180,838
Total salaries and wages 7,123,769
Professional staff 4,151,040
Support staff 2,073,900
Student assistants 898,829
Other operating expenditures 589,993
Fringe Benefits 2,019,655
Official designated percent 29
Consortia/Networks/Bibliographic Utilities Expenditures from External Sources 142,659
Total Staff, FTE 206
Professional staff, FTE 73
Support staff, FTE 64
Student assistants, FTE 69
Number of library presentations to groups 858
Number of total participants in group presentations 20,912
Number of reference transactions 83,083
Number of initial circulations (excluding reserves) 111,466
Number of successful full-text article requests (journals) 2,361,357
Number of regular searches (databases) 8,637,782
Number of federated searches (databases) 1,070,274
Total number of filled requests provided to other libraries 11,957
Total number of filled requests received from other libraries or providers 17,772
Annual Gate Count 1,687,729
Number of Doctor's Degrees awarded 817
Number of fields in which Doctor's Degrees can be awarded 84
Number of full-time instructional faculty 1,810
Full-time students, undergraduate and graduate 35,387
Part-time students, undergraduate and graduate 6,386
Full-time graduate students 5,945
Part-time graduate students 2,027


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