Click Here to See the most Recent (2015-16) Annual Report (625 KB PDF)

REFERENCE & RESEARCH
Reference questions:
2015-16: 1,563 (2,020 last year)
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Research consultations:
2015-16: 369 (389)
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Workshops: 87 attendees (165)
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ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Reference questions: 163 (87 last year)
 

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CIRCULATION
Number of Items Checked-out per Month
(3-year comparison)

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Number of items checked out in 2015-16:
15,201
(17,391 last year)


Reserve Items Checked out: 501 (514)

RESOURCE SHARING

Interlibrary loan (ILL) Borrowing - submitted requests:
5,332 (4,460 last year)

ILL Lending - recieved requests: 595 (76)

Books requested through EZBorrow: 1,890 (2,258)

Books lent to other libraries through EZBorrow: 2,646 (2,894)


ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

    Most searched Databases:
    1. Science Direct
    2. CINAHL w/ full-text
    3. Academic Search Premier
    4. Psyinfo (Smartlink from request)

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E-Journals
Full-text Electronic Journal Titles:
(from all databases): 326,403

Purchased E-Journal Titles
(not part of packaged database): 19 (11)


E-Books
Single Purchases: 46
Accessible Archives: 589
Credo Reference: 769
EbscoHost Academic Collection: 135,000+


PREVIOUS ANNUAL REPORTS

2014-2015 (540 KB PDF)
  2013-2014 (1.05 MB PDF)
  2012-2013 (793 KB PDF)
  2011-2012 (532 KB PDF)
  2010-2011 (631 KB PDF)
  2009-10 (659 KB PDF)
 
2008-09 (649 KB PDF)
  2007-08 (648 KB PDF)
  2006-07 (258 KB PDF)
  2005-06 (207 KB PDF)
 
2004-05 | 2003-04

PRINT & MEDIA RESOURCES
Total Book and Media Titles:
97,854 (96,883 last year)
Total Items/Volumes:   144,499
  (143,766)
Current Print Magazines & Newspapers:   92 (106)
Bound Print Serial Titles:   593 (561)
Music CDs:   1,029 (1,011)
Movie Titles:   894 (843)
Microform Titles:   28 (22,434 items)



New Purchases
school year: 2015-16: 150 new titles
(159 prev.yr.)



 Expenses broken down by Core department 
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  Gifts   |   Student works
FACILITIES
Group study room usage (in hours):
10,419 (9,209)
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Brown Collection Room
(hours): 9.9 (15.75)
Lobby and Art Wall Usage
(hours): 124.5 (150.5)