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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 2011/12)

  • Number of Libraries – 10 (13 counting the jurisdictions) 
  • Total Volumes – 4,336,161
  • Serial Titles Received – 123,795
  • Electronic Serials – 121,649
  • Print Serials – 2,146
  • E-books – 1,243,527
  • Full-text Articles Downloaded – 2,736,969
  • Total Circulation (print and other items) – 204,951
  • Items Loaned (Interlibrary Loan) – 9,853
  • Items Borrowed (Interlibrary Loan) – 4,082
  • Items Loaned (OhioLINK community) – 29,240
  • Items Borrowed (OhioLINK community) – 26,674
  • Gate Count for all Libraries – 1,594,983
  • Reference Questions Answered – 119,451
  • Virtual Reference Questions Answered – 6,370
  • Number of Digital Collections – 28
  • Items in Digital Collections – 529,860

 

For more about UC Libraries, download the Guide (PDF)