Facts & Figures

 

Visitors FY17 FY16 Change
Gate Count (Number of Users in McCain) 104,702 92,879 +12%
Open Hours (Academic Year, Weekly) 104 104 0
Web Site Page Views 67,041 N/A ---

       

Instruction FY17 FY16 Change
​Class Participants 1,468 1,118 +31%
Class Sessions 87 72 +21%

                                                                    

Research Help FY17 FY16 Change
​Archives & Special Collections Research Queries

138 from

88 users

120 from

76 users

+15% & +16%

Reference Transactions (Total)

2,401 1834 +31%

Research Consultations  (217 by appointment)

1,098 765 +43.5%

Research Guide Views (LibGuides)

21,934 17,266 +27%

Senior Seminar Mentored Research Sessions

56 48 +16%

 

Collections & Access FY17 FY16 Change

Print Volumes Held

239,851 239,270 +0.24%

Alumnae Requests for Remote Database Access

24 36 -33%

Databases Provided for the ASC Community

373 360 +3.6%

​E-Books Owned​​

57,182 57,182 0

E-Journal Titles to Which Access is Provided

119,862 91,003 +32%

Full-Text Article Downloads from Databases

110,599 93,122 +19%

Database Searches

179,756 124,588 +44%

 

Circulation & Usage FY17 FY16 Change

​Circulation Totals (initial + renewals)

29,264  27,855 +5%

​Interlibrary Loan (Items Borrowed)

1,101 927 +18%

​Interlibrary Loan (Items Lent)

1,026 868 +18%

Interlibrary Use Cards Issued to Students

44 13 +238%

 

Expenditures FY17 FY16 Change

Electronic Resources (databases and primary source digital collections)

$140,243 $129,391 +8.4%

Print Books (inc.  monographic standing orders)

$12,327 $11,129 +10.8%

Serials (print and e-journals)

$197,734 $182,754 +8%

DVDs/Video Streaming (added the Kanopy database)

$4,874 $3,311 +47%

 

Staffing (Head Count) FY17 FY16 Change

Professional Library Staff

5 5 0

​Library Staff

5 5 0

Student Workers

15 15 0