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University Rankings 2015: Library Acquisitions

Ottawa, Guelph and UNBC place first in commitment to updating library resources


 
Photograph by Simon Hayter

Photograph by Simon Hayter

Looking for the latest update of the Maclean’s University Rankings? Click here for highlights from the 2016 Maclean’s University Rankings, our latest editionon newsstands now and available for download in the App Store, Google Play and Texture.ca. You’ll find all the details on our new education hub, coming to macleans.ca next week.

For last year’s university rankings, read on for highlights:

 

 

To gauge the university’s commitment to investing in the resources needed for learning, Maclean’s measures the proportion of the library budget allocated to updating the university’s collection, including electronic access.

Medical Doctoral


Library Acquisitions
1 Ottawa 55.3
2 Western 52.5
3 McGill 48.2
4 Sherbrooke 47.7
*5 UBC 47.6
*5 Laval 47.6
7 McMaster 46
8 Queen's 45.5
9 Alberta 43.3
10 Saskatchewan 42.8
11 Dalhousie 40.2
12 Toronto 39.1
13 Manitoba 38.5
14 Calgary 38.1
15 Montreal 30.8

Comprehensive


Library Acquisitions
1 Guelph 51
2 Victoria 47.1
3 Simon Fraser 44.1
4 Waterloo 42.4
5 Memorial 41.5
6 York 41
7 Wilfrid Laurier 39
8 Concordia 37
9 Windsor 36.3
*10 Carleton 35.9
*10 New Brunswick 35.9
12 Ryerson 35.7
13 Regina 33.2
14 Brock 31.9
15 UQAM 22.4

Primarily Undergraduate


Library Acquisitions
1 UNBC 43.7
2 UOIT 41.9
3 Laurentian 41
4 Lethbridge 38.8
5 Lakehead 38.4
6 Moncton 37.9
7 St. Thomas 35.9
8 St. Francis Xavier 35.2
9 Nipissing 34.4
10 Mount Allison 34.1
*11 Mount Saint Vincent 33.3
*11 Saint Mary's 33.3
13 Bishop's 33
14 Winnipeg 31.5
*15 Acadia 28.7
*15 Cape Breton 28.7
17 UPEI 27.6
18 Trent 27
19 Brandon 19.9

 

To see more from our 2015 university rankings issue, visit www.macleans.ca/rankingsFor a full description of the ranking methodology, click here. 


 
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