Facts & Figures

University Libraries: Fiscal Year 2016

Collections

  • Volumes (Monographs and Bound Periodicals): 1,485,483
  • Electronic Monographs: 1,695,684
  • Electronic Journals (includes proceedings): 178,569
  • Databases: 792
  • Journals (Print) Subscriptions: 1,255
  • Media: 57,474
  • Archival Collections: 291
  • Government Documents (Print) - U.S., Virginia, European Union: 309,726
  • Maps: 214,798
  • Microforms (including Government Documents): 2,723,688

Services (Staff-mediated)

  • Circulation (including renewals): 258,357
  • Print/Media Reserves – Courses: 326
  • Print/Media Reserves – Items: 1,634
  • Electronic Reserves: Courses: 287
  • Electronic Reserves – Items: 2,316
  • Inter-campus Delivery: 3,690
  • WRLC Consortium Loan Service – Borrowed: 10,911
  • WRLC Consortium Loan Service – Loaned: 20,144
  • Interlibrary Loan – Borrowed: 5,792
  • Interlibrary Loan – Loaned: 16,348
  • Reference Transactions: 45,321
  • Research Consultations: 1,952
  • Instruction – Sessions: 986
  • Instruction – Number of Participants: 18,117

Services (Digital)

  • Digital Access to Resources and Services: 172M
  • Database Searches: 14.6M
  • e-Journal Access (Article Downloads): 4.62M
  • eBooks Access/Views: 1.75M
  • Libraries' Website Page Views: 2.6M
  • Online Catalog Page Views: 1.2M
  • Primo (Discovery) Page Views: 1.8M
  • Mason Archival Repository Services (MARS) Page Views: 117,000
  • LUNA (Digital asset management system-primarily photographs) Page Views: 31,000
  • Computer Network/Wireless Access: 47.5M
  • Proxy Server (Off Campus/Remote): 118.8M

Source: University Libraries