Fast Facts

All statistics are from Fiscal Year 2015 unless otherwise noted.

Library Collections

Physical books 800,505
E-books 1,120,667
Audiovisual materials 3,608,854
Serials 115,162
Manuscripts/Archives - linear feet (FY14) 7,300

Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)

Professional staff 52
Support staff 58
Student assistants 25

Library Expenditures

Salaries & wages $4,993,224
Employee benefits $1,070,525
Information resources $5,787,430
Operating expenses $1,269,870

Library Services

Interlibrary Loan

Items loaned  4,731
Items borrowed 20,342

Circulation Transactions

Total circulations 454,816


Instruction sessions/presentations 489
Total participants 22,145

Physical Locations

Hours open in a typical week 144
Staffed service points 8
Gate count - annual 1,779,366
Gate count - typcial week 52,905


Website visits 7,485,877

Annual Report

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