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Fast Facts July 2019

Collection Statistics2018/19
Books
Books with LC Call Numbers541,309
Reference Books2,045
Bound Periodicals72,443
Electronic Books15,732
Package Electronic Books95,641
Mini-reference187
Dewey Books18,791
Textbooks2,835
Total periodicals, newspapers, and serials available – all sources124,667
Online Databases295
Maps86,520
Nonprint Materials15,518
Manuscripts (linear feet )8,571
U.S. Documents
Paper82,776
Electronic/Internet62,318
Facilities
Net Assignable Square Feet (estimate)119,246
Seats1,088
Public Terminals106
Laptops Available for Check Out18
iPads Available for Check Out16
Staff
Librarians23 (FTE)
Professional Staff12 (FTE)
Other Staff22.52 (FTE)
Student Assistants in 81 student positions9.06 (FTE)
Total Staff66.58 (FTE)
Circulation and Reference Statistics
Initial Circulation (minus reserves)41,669
Total Circulation (includes renewals and reserves)59,213
Total Reserves (inc. renewals)31,492
Gate Summary514,921
Reference & Directional Questions7527
Instruction Sessions211
Interlibrary Loan Requests Processed11,727
Number of Hours Open Per Week115

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Questions or comments regarding Collection Development should be addressed to:
Library Administration, (208) 426-1234. Information updated on a yearly basis in July.