Cincinnati--The University of Cincinnati (UC) Medical Center
Academic Information Technology and Libraries (AIT&L) was first
among its 122 United States academic health sciences libraries in
number of public computers and in education and training programs. In
the 23rd edition, 1999-2000 Annual Statistics of Medical School
Libraries in the United States and Canada, UCıs AIT&L was second in
the number of electronic journals, with 2,680 journals available in
AIT&L was also first among the seven Ohio
Medical school libraries in computers, education programs and
electronic books and journals, as well as in the amount of support from
grants and contracts, and the number of people using the libraries.
Nearly a half million people used the UC Medical Center libraries in
the year 2000.
Roger Guard, assistant senior vice president,
AIT&L and Chief Information Officer at the UC College of Medicine
said, "I am pleased that our libraries received such high rankings at
both the state and national levels. However, we constantly strive to
improve our services and invite our customers to help shape the
libraries to best meet their needs."