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Facts and Figures

2015-2016

Visitors Visitors

John T. Richardson Library 767,960
Loop Library 312,523
Special Collections and Archives 828
Learning Commons 3,209
​Total Visitors ​​1,080,483

Instruction Attendance Instruction

Instruction Attendance 11,899
Instruction Sessions 484
Special Collections and Archives 80
Embedded Online Instruction 67

Research Help Research Help

Research Help Interactions 32,559 
In-person Research Questions 9,618
Chat, Email and Text Transactions 9,378
Special Collections and Archives Questions 1,035
Research Consultations by Appointment 867
Local Digital Documents Delivered 12,528

Collections & Access Collections & Access


Physi​cal Digital
Books (titles) 717,444 274,472
Media 21,772 114,758
Journals + Serials 8,417 62,106
Databases N/A 375

Circulation & Usage Circulation & Usage

Circulation (excluding renewals) 62,315
eBook Views 400,453
Full-Text Article Views 928,805
Institutional Repository (Via) Downloads 323,340
Research Guide Views 157,143
Interlibrary Loan – Items Received 28,940
Interlibrary Loan – Items Provided 20,721

Expenditures Expenditures

Subscriptions to Serials and Electronic Resources $3,517,004
Salaries and Wages $3,157,345
Operational $949,354
Books and Other Materials $779,428
​Total Expenditures​ ​$9,592,334

Staffing Staffing

Professional Library Staff 49%
Other Staff 32%
Student Staff 20%
​​Total Staffing 70.59 FTE