Fast Facts

The following statistics were compiled for ACRL and the Texas Academic Library Survey. All statistics from September 1, 2010--August 31, 2011, unless otherwise noted

Library Collections

Volumes - print and electronic 1,773,841
Microforms 2,880,381
Audiovisual materials 3,575,173
Serial subscriptions - print & electronic 66,855
Manuscripts / Archives - linear feet 6,000

Staff (Full-time equivalents)

Professional Staff 35
Other paid staff 73
Student assistants 22

Library Expenditures

Salaries and wages $4,570,850
Information resources $5,587,962
Operating expenses $1,484,517

Library Services

Interlibrary Loan

Items loaned  9,299
Items borrowed 16,242

Circulation transactions
June 1, 2010-May 31, 2011

Library Materials 332,170
Laptops 27,079
Group Study Rooms 42,023


Instruction Sessions/presentations 463
Individuals attending presentations 11,339

Physical Locations

Hours open in a typical week 144
Reference transactions - annual total 18,633

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