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Library Facts and Figures 2016-2017

Library Facts and Figures 2016-2017

Collection Statistics

Print volumes 163,528
Journals currently received (Print Only) 1
Journals currently received (Electronic Only) 4,809
Journals currently received in both formats (Print & Electronic) 1
Book Titles (Print) 21,554
Book Titles (Electronic) 1,764
Databases 152


Circulation Statistics

Gate Count 84,970
Number of checkouts (study room keys, Reserve, and circulating collection) 4,178

Interlibrary Loan Statistics

ILL items filled for our users 357
ILL requests filled for other libraries 1,056

Reference Statistics

Number of reference questions 4,135


Service to Clinicians

Number of times Library Faculty attended clinician conferences 89


Writing Consultant Statistics

Number of Writing Consultant Requests



Education Statistics

Number of Education Sessions 190
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 2016/2017 2,736
Number of seats in teleconference room 23
Number of photocopiers 2
Number of flatbed scanners 5
Number of public printers 3


Usage of Websites Maintained by the Library

Library home page visits 906,600
Chronological History of the Health Sciences Center website visits 105,576
healthelinks visits 90,193
eNewsletter (Library's newsletter) visits 55,290
LibGuides/subject guides visits 36,230
John C. McDonald, MD website visits 332
Captain Fit web comic visits 412
Total website traffic 1,194,633

Updated November 15, 2017