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UC Libraries support the University of Cincinnati's undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs and includes the Walter C. Langsam Library, the Archives and Rare Books Library, the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library and eight college and department libraries serving applied science, architecture, art, biology, chemistry, classics, design, education, engineering, geology, health sciences, mathematics, music, physics, and planning.

UC Libraries by Key Numbers (as reported to the Association of Research Libraries for 2012/13)

  • Number of Libraries – 10 (13 counting the jurisdictions) 
  • Total Volumes – 4,439,265
  • Serial Titles Received – 150,703
  • Electronic Serials – 148,082
  • Print Serials – 2,621
  • E-books – 1,388,246
  • Manuscripts and Archives – 73,438 titles/116,458 volumes
  • Number of Digital Collections – 31
  • Items in Digital Collections – 597,131
  • Library Catalog Visits – 441,566
  • Library Catalog Hits – 42,833,799
  • Library Website Views – 3,718,086
  • Library Website Users – 935,918
  • Full-text Articles Downloaded – 2,771,204
  • Total Circulation (print and other items) – 180,094
  • Items Loaned (Interlibrary Loan) – 15,326
  • Items Borrowed (Interlibrary Loan) – 6,909
  • Items Loaned (OhioLINK community) – 22,474
  • Items Borrowed (OhioLINK community) – 21,128
  • Gate Count for all Libraries – 1,571,537
  • Reference Questions Answered – 59,152
  • Library Presentations to Groups – 1,483

 

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