Section D - Library Collections

Library Collections

Number of holdings for the 2008-09 year for each of the following categories: 

Material Units Number of Holdings
Monograph Titles - Print Titles: # titles 1,432,577
Monograph Titles - Electronic Titles: # titles 352,912
Microform units: # units 1,926,931
Government Documents (not counted elsewhere): # documents 939,705
Manuscripts and Archives (linear metres: # linear metres 5,217
Printed Music Scores: # scores 46,286
Cartographic Materials: # sheets 419,741
Graphic Materials: # materials 251,327
Audio Materials: # titles 17,433
Film & Video Materials: # materials 13,844
Serials - Print & Microform: # titles 6,842
Serials - Electronic: # titles 43,217

1.Saint Paul University is excluded. 
2. Students entering Ontario universities today have access to a growing variety of world-class electronic information resources that are accessible to them 24x7x365. Our libraries are leaders in transforming traditional library services by adopting innovative technological solutions such as ScholarsPortal, a shared gateway to scholarly resources and RACER, a province-wide interlibrary loan service. Through these resources and services our libraries are preparing students for today's world of information. Our libraries also provide a wide array of unique resources, services, and facilities.

Source: Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Statistics report

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