Fun stats you didn't know about the Libraries

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

At University Libraries, we collect gate counts and usage numbers to improve our services and to better inform our decision making. In the 2018 calendar year, many of you visited our five library locationsreserved study rooms, and borrowed technology.

Number of total visits

Main Library

1,282,500

Albert B. Weaver Science-Engineering Library

666,632

Fine Arts Library

77,388

Health Sciences Library

312,555

Special Collections

2,002

Total visits

2,341,077

Reservable room bookings

Unique users 

Total bookings 

Time booked 

Average booking duration 

16,289

163,571

27,263,839 minutes
(51 years, 318 days, 5 hours, 19 minutes)

167 minutes
(2 hours, 47 minutes)

Number of technology items loaned
Audio recorders 413
Calculators 3,369
Cameras 1,596
Laptops 19,509
Tablets 1,678

Accessories (tripods, keyboards, chargers, etc.)

24,461
Total items 52,434