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Library Facts, Figures and Annual Reports

Library Facts and Figures 2022-2023

Collection Statistics

Print volumes 152,401
Journals currently received (Print Only) 1
Journals currently received (Electronic Only) 10,781
Electronic book titles 3,174
Databases 142
Total downloads from licensed e-journals 226,604
Total views of e-books 27,337
Total searches of licensed databases 78,613

Circulation Statistics

Gate Count 47,492
Number of checkouts (study room keys, Reserve, and circulating collection) and in-house use of materials 1,312

Interlibrary Loan Statistics

ILL items filled for our users 209
ILL requests filled for other libraries 1,064

Reference Statistics

Number of reference questions 3,807

Writing Consultant Statistics

Number of Writing Consultant Requests 429

Education Statistics

Number of Education Sessions 116
Number of attendees 2,015
Number of departmental exams requiring library staff to certify lab computers 70
Number of classes requiring library staff to set up lab computers 112


Square Footage 39,000 sq.ft.
Total user seating 436
Number of small group teaching rooms 7
Number of public workstations 58
Number of computer labs 2
Number of seats in computer labs 49

Usage of Websites Maintained by the Library

Library internal home page visits 64,001
Library external page visits ( 4,615
Chronological History of the Health Sciences Center website visits 1,722
LibGuides/subject guides visits 17,387
John C. McDonald, MD website visits 375
Total website visits 88,100