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Library Facts and Figures: Collections

Look here for statistics about library collections, personnel, expenditures, etc.

Books

2014/2015 holdings (Hamilton & Sinclair):

3,046,496 titles

3,229,121 volumes

340,955 linear feet of shelving (formula used: 50,000 volumes per mile)

65 miles of shelving (formula used: 50,000 volumes per mile)


2014/2015 Circulation

105,284

 

2014/2015 Hold/recalls

25,595

Source: Library Systems Office; Access Services Department

Serials

2011

9,083 print titles currently received

2012/2013

Print serial titles currently held: 19,224

2012/2013

Current serial subscriptions (including paper, microform, and electronic titles): 70,751

--19,224 paid and gift print subscriptions (active)

--171 active databases

--51,356 (deduped) electronic journal subscriptions
 
 
  2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015
Titles received   69,553  
Titles held     21,624
Issues checked in   40,708 34,095

Source: Serials Department

Audiovisual Materials

2011

36,560 audio materials

X phonodiscs

X CDs


38,700 videos

10,000 DVDs

25,000 VHS tapes

3,700 streaming

Microforms

 Holdings and Use

  2012/2013 2013/2014
Holdings (total) 2,353,143  
Microfiches    
Microfilm    
Microcards    
Microforms refiled 7,364 13,388
Printing 17,164 11,969
Scanning 75,000 33,443*

*Scans from ScanPro not recorded for 2013/2014; this total is for Minolta scanners only

Source: Access Services Department; Library Fiscal Office

Maps and Aerial Photographs

Holdings

  2012/2013 2013/2014
Paper maps 106,701 107,720
Digital maps 30,000 30,000
Paper aerial photographs 87,650 87,650
Digital aerial photographs 7,359  
Globes 4 4

 

Source: Map Collection annual report

Archival Material

2011

14,357 linear feet

Source: ARL statistics

Preservation and Conservation

2012/2013

Monographs bound: 6,172

Books given conservation treatment: 1,730

Other items treated in paper conservation lab: 9,109

Items encapsulated: 833

Rehoused items: 35,000

Boxes frozen for pest management: 301

Books cleaned of mold: 20,222

Source: Preservation Department annual report