Wilfrid Laurier University  

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Wilfrid Laurier University
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Section D1
Library Collections [library.wlu.ca]
The number of holdings for the 2004-05 year for each of the following categories:

Material Units Number of Holdings
Monograph Volumes - Print Titles: # volumes 688,957
Monograph Volumes - Electronic Titles: # volumes 35,278
Microform units: # units 772,572
Government Documents: # documents 167,149
Manuscripts and Archives: # linear metres 453
Printed Music Scores: # scores 115,226
Cartographic Materials: # sheets 23,122
Graphic Materials: # materials 52,065
Audio Materials: # titles 16,890
Film & Video Materials: # materials 830
Serials - Print & Microform: # titles 3,589
Serials - Electronic: # titles 12,300

Note: 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