Facts & Figures

University Libraries: 2014-2015

Collections

  • Volumes (Monographs and Bound Periodicals): 1,495,368
  • Electronic Monographs: 1,545,421
  • Electronic Journals (includes proceedings): 119,271
  • Databases: 865
  • Journals (Print) Subscriptions: 1,837
  • Media: 56,750
  • Archival Collections: 272
  • Government Documents (Print) - U.S., Virginia, European Union: 308,918
  • Maps: 214,797
  • Microforms: 3,437,151

Services (Staff-mediated)

  • Circulation (including renewals): 278,147
  • Print/Media Reserves – Courses: 332
  • Print/Media Reserves – Items: 1,667
  • Electronic Reserves: Courses: 226
  • Electronic Reserves – Items: 2,436
  • Inter-campus Delivery: 3,989
  • WRLC Consortium Loan Service – Borrowed: 12,653
  • WRLC Consortium Loan Service – Loaned: 24,315
  • Interlibrary Loan – Borrowed: 6,427
  • Interlibrary Loan – Loaned: 15,052
  • Reference Transactions: 39,063
  • Research Consultations: 2,063
  • Instruction – Sessions: 1,111
  • Instruction – Number of Participants: 21,682

Services (Digital)

  • Digital Access to Resources and Services: 202M
  • Database Searches: 7.55M
  • e-Journal Access (Article Downloads): 4.62M
  • eBooks Access/Views: 1.3M
  • Libraries' Website Page Views: 1.8M
  • Online Catalog Searches: 1.1M
  • Primo (Discovery) Page Views: 1.3M
  • Mason Archival Repository Services (MARS): 94,000
  • LUNA (Digital asset management system-primarily photographs) Page Views: 65,000
  • Computer Network/Wireless Access: 56.6M
  • Proxy Server (Off Campus/Remote): 141.5M

Data Source: University Libraries