Fast Facts

All statistics are from Fiscal Year 2016.

Library Collections

Physical books 806.983
E-books 1,681,120
Audiovisual materials 3,555,251
Serials 106,734

Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)

Professional staff 53
Support staff 60
Student assistants 22

Library Expenditures

Salaries & wages $5,178,932
Employee benefits $1,130,208
Information resources $5,848,320
Operating expenses $1,398,054

Library Services

Interlibrary Loan

Items loaned  4,011
Items borrowed 19,456

Circulation Transactions

Total circulations 628,152


Instruction sessions/presentations 575
Total participants 27,248


Number of reference transactions 43,891

Physical Locations

Hours open in a typical week 144
Staffed service points 8
Gate count - annual 1,724,269
Gate count - typical week 51,886

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