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Facts and Figures, 2015-2016

FACILITIES

  • Libraries: 4
  • Seating capacity, excluding computer labs: Total: 886.  Jafet (582); Medical (160); Engineering (64); Science (66); AREC (14)
  • Seating capacity, including computer labs: Total: 999.  Jafet (628); Medical (177); Engineering (88); Science (86); AREC (20)
  • Computer labs: 4
  • Public computer workstations: 137 (21 printers/scanners/copiers)
  • Electronic Classrooms: 1 (30 PCs)
  • Digitization lab: 1
  • Occupied bookshelves: 23,000 linear meters
  • Vacant bookshelves: 2,000 linear meters

 

SERVICES

  • Library buildings visitors: 1,600,000
  • Items circulated, renewed, borrowed, or checked out: 63,213
  • Items lent to other institutions: 1,127
  • Items borrowed/ordered from other institutions: 1,804
  • Library instruction sessions: 513
  • Library instruction session participants: 9,261
  • FTF reference questions answered: 6,994
  • Electronic reference questions answered: 1,907
  • Audiovisual items requested: 5,031
  • E-journal articles downloaded: 1,250,000 approx.
  • Visits to main library website: 500,000 approx.
  • Online catalog searches performed: 2,500,000 approx.
  • Opening hours during regular days: 109 per week
  • Opening hours during exam periods: 24/7 (168 hours per week)

 

COLLECTIONS

  • Print titles: 406,474 (books); 5,645 (periodicals)
  • Print volumes: 487,591 (books); 158,755 (periodicals)
  • Electronic titles (including open access): 1,209,848 (books); 189,683 (periodicals)
  • Databases (paid subscriptions): 350
  • Print books purchased/added: 6,316 titles / 7,688 volumes
  • Gift/Exchange books added: 3,469 titles / 3,454 volumes
  • Manuscripts: 1,370 titles / 1,406 volumes
  • Posters: 5,517 titles / 5,711 volumes
  • Photographs & slides: 13,003 titles / 51,794 volumes
  • Maps: 1,657 titles / 2,001 volumes
  • University archives: 934 linear feet / 2,702 archival boxes
  • Cartographic images & aerial photos: 270
  • Microform items: 11,615 titles / 32,161 volumes
  • Film and video titles: 3,218 titles / 4,126 volumes
  • Audio recordings: 390 titles / 718 volumes
  • Languages of collections: 81
  • Digital assets (items for access): 885,938 digital files
  • Digital assets (preservation versions): 1,750,000 digital files, with a storage capacity of 17 TB

 

STAFF

  • Professionals: 34
  • Support staff: 55
        • Total: 89

 

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