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Library Facts and Figures 2015-2016

Collection Statistics

Print volumes 163,691
Journals currently received (Print Only) 3
Journals currently received (Electronic Only) 4,705
Journals currently received in both formats (Print & Electronic) 2
Book Titles (Print) 21,397
Book Titles (Electronic) 1,667
Databases 151


Circulation Statistics

Gate Count 88,200
Number of checkouts (study room keys, Reserve, and circulating collection) 4,488

Interlibrary Loan Statistics

ILL items filled for our users 489
ILL requests filled for other libraries 842

Reference Statistics

Number of reference questions 3,721


Service to Clinicians

Number of times Library Faculty attended  
Internal Medicine Morning Report 130
Pediatrics Morning Conference 5

Psychiatry Resident Supervision Conference



Writing Consultant Statistics

Number of Writing Consultant Requests



Liaison Statistics

Number of Liaison Departments 41


Education Statistics

Number of Education Sessions 240
Number of attendees

Detailed Education Statistics

Summary Education and Outreach Statistics

Detailed Outreach Statistics


Square Footage 39,000 sq.ft.
Total user seating 312
Number of small group teaching rooms 5
Number of small study rooms 14
Number of individual carrels 61
Number of public workstations 60
Number of computer labs 2
Number of seats in computer labs 49
Number of people using labs in 2015/2016 3,697
Number of seats in teleconference room 23
Number of photocopiers 6
Number of flatbed scanners 5
Number of public printers 2


Usage of Websites Maintained by the Library

Library home page visits 986,518
Chronological History of the Health Sciences Center website visits 120,571
healthelinks visits 59,962
eNewsletter (Library's newsletter) visits 52,625
LibGuides/subject guides visits 44,720
John C. McDonald, MD website visits 822
Captain Fit web comic visits 822
Total website traffic 1,266,040