Facts and Figures about The Libraries

September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012

Collection Facts

  • Print book and journal volumes:  183,083
  • Print book volumes: 95,553
  • Book titles cataloged: 512
  • Book titles ordered: 365
  • Total unique active health sciences journal titles: 4316
  • Total journals available electronically: 25,000 (estimate)
  • Health Science journals available electronically:  3,832
  • Journals available in print only:  84

*Serials count includes journal titles and serial  standing orders

Services

  • Reference transactions, all locations:  4,365
  • Circulation, all locations: 26,697
  • Classes offered, all locations:  164
  • Attendance at classes:  4,401
  • Interlibrary loan requests filled by other libraries:  2,024
  • Interlibrary loan requests filled for other libraries:  8,041
  • Literature searches completed: 73

Building Use

  • Entrance gate count, all locations:  438,297

Electronic Resource Use

  • Library web pages viewed: 751,331

Most Heavily Used Electronic Journals

  • Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • Nature
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • PLoS One
  • Cancer Research
  • Science
  • Cell
  • Journal of Neuroscience
  • Blood
  • Journal of Immunology
  • Lancet

 

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