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Library Fact Sheet: Library Fact Sheet FY 2016

Library Use Statistics
Collections
Type Physical Electronic
Books, periodical backfiles, government documents, & other materials 118,807 400,119*
Media - audiobooks, DVD, CD, microform 12,546 61,561*
Full text journals (titles online via aggregated databases & open source publishers)   67,779
Serial Subscriptions (print & electronic) 56 201
Electronic resources (research & video database subscriptions) n/a 157
Archives, manuscripts (linear feet) 1,540.48 n/a

*Statistics on the holdings of some electronic titles are derived from EBSCO Full Text Finder, a web-based tool for organizing and providing links to library electronic resources. Full Text Finder was implemented in the summer of FY2016

Library Services
Services FY2015 FY2016
Check out of physical materials (books & audiovisuals) 18,998 14,264
In-house use of physical materials 7,625 5,418
Gate count 201,304 213,749
Instructional presentations 100 119
Use of study rooms / auditorium (sessions) 3,239 3,334
Use of public computers (sessions) 25,914 33,981
Interlibrary loan-Items borrowed 1,183 1,579

Most Popular Databases
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Business Source Complete
  • CINAHL Complete
  • Science Direct
  • Education Source
  • JSTOR
  • MasterFile Premier
  • PsycArticles
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Medline with Full Text