2015/10/06     來源:ARL閱讀原文

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has released ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2013–2014, which presents data describing collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in 61 health sciences libraries at ARL member institutions in the US and Canada.
In fiscal year 2013–2014, the reporting health sciences libraries held a median of 195,029 volumes, spent a total of $246,725,299, and employed 1,783 FTE staff. Expenditures for materials and staff accounted for the bulk of total expenditures, at approximately 53% and 37% respectively. Respondents reported spending a total of $ $7,490,001 in one-time resource purchases and $119,290,552 in ongoing resource purchases....more