July 2017 – June 2018

Library Facts and Figures for the prior year
Category Value

July 2017 – June 2018

Visitors - all libraries 1,213,469
Items borrowed 155,643
Group presentations 545
Presentation participants 12,150
Reference & other information request interactions 47,784
Item count 4.6 million
Title count 3.7 million
New books added 35,147
E-books 545,994
Current journals (print & electronic) 159,177
Video and film titles 14,728
New SU Press titles 40
E-Journal articles viewed 810,233
SURFACE downloads 693,646
Website page views 1,318,087
Online catalog searches 397,878
Database searches 15,827,943
Materials expenditures $10,804,430
Open hours at Bird (weekly) 146
Laptops for loan 47
Public workstations 197
Public workstation usage (hours) 193,020
Seating capacity:
- Bird 1,472
- Carnegie 163
- Branch 41
  Total 1,676
Study room reservations 9,555
Pages Cafe Patrons 178,900
Personnel:
Total Staff FTE 209
Librarians 53
Student Assistants 196