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NEOMED Library by the Numbers: 2020 Report to the Community

2020 Report to the Community

Throughout 2019, the NEOMED Library continued to advance its mission to support learning and research through its services, resources, and spaces. Below you will find a selection of statistics that highlight the impact of our services, collections, and library systems on our users throughout Northeast Ohio. To dive deeper, download the full report.

Key Performance Indicators


  • 197,809 e-books available

    • 47K e-books downloaded

    • Average of 11 e-books downloads per student, faculty & staff member

  • 30,618 e-journals available, providing access to over 30 million articles

    • 190K journal articles downloaded

    • Average of 45 journal articles downloads per student, faculty & staff member

  • 3,700+ physical items on-site and access to millions of print titles via university partnerships

    • 8,763 physical items checked out to NEOMED Library users (both in Rootstown and at our seven affiliate hospital sites)


  • Over 27,000 in-person visits

  • Over 11,800 print and interlibrary loan items circulated

  • Twenty-nine instructional sessions, reaching over 500 session attendees

  • Over 1,300 books cataloged


  • Over 176,000 pageviews on our website (includes LibGuides & our university website pages)

  • Roughly 27,000 pageviews per month within our core collection of research databases and catalogs

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