University of Pennsylvania Library | Data Farm
Preliminary ARL 2005 Ranks 
PENN 
2005 rank 2004 rank
Vols Held             5,760,065 19 20
Vols Added Gross                105,875 26 24
Current Serials                  43,931 39 32
Total Expenditures            32,150,410 21 17
Materials Expnd            13,100,485 15 12
Prof + Non Prof Staff                      296 27 27
Shift in serials ranks--Penn cluster 
  ARL Rank
  2005 reported count 2005 2004 2001 1-yr change 5 yr change
IOWA                          50,214 29 19 17 -10 -12
CONNECTICUT                          50,066 30 49 50 19 20
MCGILL                          49,433 31 100 97 69 66
DARTMOUTH                          48,366 32 46 54 14 22
GEORGIA                          48,227 33 8 19 -25 -14
TEXAS                          46,857 34 25 13 -9 -21
WESTERN ONTARIO                          45,424 35 43 103 8 68
OKLAHOMA                          44,975 36 64 87 28 51
WASHINGTON  U.-ST. LOUIS                          44,806 37 26 86 -11 49
NEBRASKA                          44,105 38 63 68 25 30
PENNSYLVANIA                          43,931 39 32 25 -7 -14
MONTREAL                          43,707 40 72 76 32 36
PITTSBURGH                          43,441 41 27 28 -14 -13
CHICAGO                          43,396 42 35 24 -7 -18
MINNESOTA                          43,303 43 52 23 9 -20
SOUTHERN  ILLINOIS                          43,083 38 44 85 6 47
TEXAS TECH                          42,860 29 45 49 16 20
FLORIDA  STATE                          42,076 44 46 96 2 52
ALBERTA                          41,947 39 47 31 8 -8
SUNY-ALBANY                          41,707 54 48 53 -6 -1
NORTHWESTERN                          41,693 40 49 26 9 -14
Outliers in the top 20
OKLAHOMA STATE                          61,507 15 36 55 21 40
LOUISIANA  STATE                          58,461 17 12 63 -5 46
Graph of Changes in Serials Rank