Library Statistics

Titles in the Collection

Titles in the Collection: FY 2017-18: 320,461; FY 2016-17: 381,787; FY 2015-16: 376,723; FY 2014-15: 334,599; FY 2013-14: 284,697.

Digital Resources & Catalog

Top 10 Digital Resources FY 2017-18

Top 10 Databases FY 2017-18: CINAHL: 159,913; Academic Search: 126,403; Ebook Central: 92,090; Business Source: 83,792; ScienceDirect: 56,646; PsycINFO: 56,068; Ovid: 25,606; Wiley: 19,017; MasterFile: 16,526; Sage Premier: 13,612.

Catalog Searches

Catalog Searches: FY 2017-18: 111,284; FY 2016-17:129,187; FY 2015-16: 125,919; FY 2014-15: 142,485; FY 2013-14: 156,712.

Interlibrary Loan

Lending

Interlibrary Loan Lending: FY 2017-18: 10,639; FY 2016-17: 14,911; FY 2015-16: 14,412; FY 2014-15: 12,111; FY 2013-14: 4,636.

Borrowing

Interlibrary Loan Borrowing: FY 2017-18: 3,603; FY 2016-17: 3,838; FY 2015-16: 4,725; FY 2014-15: 6,271; FY 2013-14: 4,192.

Reference Questions

Reference Questions: FY 2017-18: 2,774; FY 2016-17: 3,596; FY 2015-16: 2,874; FY 2014-15: 5,509; FY 2013-14: 6,676.

Library Instruction

Classroom Sessions

Library Instruction Classroom Sessions: FY 2017-18: 117; FY 2016-17: 128; FY 2015-16: 154; FY 2014-15: 216; FY 2013-14: 273.

Participants

Library Instruction Participants: FY 2017-18: 1,902; FY 2016-17: 2,603; FY 2015-16: 2,714; FY 2014-15: 2,235; FY 2013-14: 3,185.

Visits to the Library Website

Visits to the Library Website: FY 2017-18: 373,014; FY 2016-17: 320,547; FY 2015-16: 298,005; FY 2014-15: 351,525; FY 2013-14: 348,701.

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Jack Fritts
University Librarian
Phone: (630) 829-6060
Email: jfritts@ben.edu

 
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