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Collection Management

OSU Libraries has nearly 2 million volumes. We add approximately 23,000 monographs annually and purchase approximately 39,000 current serials. Recognizing the desire of students and faculty to have 24×7 access to information, the Libraries is rapidly shifting from a print collection to a digital one. As of 2011, the Libraries provided access to more than 360 databases and 68,975 unique electronic journal titles. This increase in coverage corresponds with an increase in usage. In 2005, there were 1,852,533 searches performed in 113 databases. In 2010, usage increased to 2,670,496 searches in 265 databases. In addition to database and e-journals, the Libraries continue to add electronic books to the collection. In 2005 the number of e-books was 2,986. By 2010 the number was at 20,547 and trends support an increase in 2011. As students and faculty become more comfortable with e-books, their use increases.

eNews Blog

OnePetro.org provides access to a broad range of technical literature related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The Society of Petroleum...
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:34pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education is now conveniently available on any mobile device or PC when you use your OSU email address to register for a Chronicle.com account. REGISTER FOR A FREE ACCOUNT Go to...
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:26am
Access to the Gartner Research Portal will no longer be available for the OSU community. If you have questions, please contact e-resources@oregonstate.edu
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:53pm
Access is currently unavailable for  the Gartner Research Portal. The service provider has been contacted.
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:41pm