May 23, 2022

For Library Data Geeks: University of Rhode Island University Libraries Publishes Acquisitions Unit Annual Report 2019-2020, Includes Material Expenditures Data

The Acquisitions Unit Annual Report 2019-2020 from the University of Rhode Island (URI) University Libraries is now available online via URI’s institional repository.  Links to data files back to 2012 are also available.


Annual Report of the Acquisitions Unit, University Libraries, University of Rhode Island for FY2020. Covers personnel, work flow, special projects, and serial, monograph, and e-resource acquisitions. Supplemental files include data on library materials expenditures by a number of variables as well as important working documents from the year.


Full Text Report
17 pages; PDF.

Data Files

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