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Facts and Figures, 2016-2017

​FACILITIES

  • Libraries: 4
  • Seating capacity, excluding computer labs: Total: 1006.  Jafet (675); Medical (196); Engineering (70); Science (51); AREC (14)
  • Seating capacity, including computer labs: Total: 1118.  Ja​fet (720); Medical (213); Engineering (97); Science (68); AREC (20)
  • Computer labs: 4
  • Public computer workstations: 137 (21 printers/scanners/copiers)
  • Electronic Classrooms: 1 (30 PCs)
  • Digitization lab: 1
  • Occupied bookshelves: 23,250 linear meters
  • Vacant bookshelves: 1,750 linear meters

 

SERVICES

  • Library buildings visitors: 1,889,000
  • Items circulated, renewed, borrowed, or checked out: 36,315
  • Items lent to other institutions: 1,872
  • Items borrowed/ordered from other institutions: 1,568
  • Library instruction sessions: 309
  • Library instruction session participants: 6,535
  • FTF reference questions answered: 8,589
  • Electronic reference questions answered: 2,033
  • Audiovisual items requested: 4,489
  • E-journal articles downloaded: 1,688,000 approx.
  • Visits to main library website: 500,000 approx.
  • Online catalog searches performed: 2,500,000 approx.
  • Opening hours during regular days: 109 per week
  • Opening hours during exam periods: 168 hours per week (24/7)

 

COLLECTIONS

  • Print titles: 408,191 (books); 5,658 (periodicals)
  • Print volumes: 494,666 (books); 161,035 (periodicals)
  • Electronic titles (including open access): 1,386,543(books); 201,521 (periodicals)
  • Databases (paid subscriptions): 313
  • Print books purchased/added: 6,041 titles / 7,504 volumes
  • Gift/Exchange books added: 4,368 titles / 5,105 volumes
  • Manuscripts: 1,372 titles / 1,407 volumes
  • Posters: 5,969 titles / 6,163 volumes
  • Photographs & slides: 13,206 titles / 51,997 volumes
  • Maps: 1,657 titles / 2,001 volumes
  • University archives: 940 linear feet / 2,720 archival boxes
  • Microform items: 11,517 titles / 33,319 volumes
  • Film and video titles: 3,427 titles / 4,554 volumes
  • Audio recordings: 383 titles / 679 volumes

 

STAFF

  • Professionals: 34
  • Support staff: 55
        • Total: 89

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