Library Statistics

Titles in the Collection

Titles in the Collection: FY2016-17: 381,787; FY2015-16: 376,723; FY 2014-15: 334,599; FY 2013-14: 284,697; FY 2012-13: 243,652.

Digital Resources & Catalog

Top 10 Digital Resources FY 2016-17

Top 10 Databases FY 2016-17: Ebook Central: 115,624; Academic Search Complete: 95,493; CINAHL Plus w/ Full Text: 72,660; ScienceDirect: 65,996; Business Source Elite/Complete 32,287; Ovid: 25,033; PsycINFO & PsycARTICLES 18,935; Wiley Online Journals: 13,373; Sage Premier Publications 8,832; Springer eBooks 8,206.

Catalog Searches

Catalog Searches: FY 2016-17:129,187; FY 2015-16: 125,919; FY 2014-15: 142,485; FY 2013-14: 156,712; FY 2012-13: 101,375.

Interlibrary Loan

Lending

Interlibrary Loan Lending: FY 2016-17: 14,911; FY 2015-16: 14,412; FY 2014-15: 12,111; FY 2013-14: 4,636; FY 2012-13: 3,445.

Borrowing

Interlibrary Loan Borrowing: FY 2016-17: 3,838; FY 2015-16: 4,725; FY 2014-15: 6,271; FY 2013-14: 4,192; FY 2012-13.

Reference Questions

Reference Questions: FY 2016-17: 3,596; FY 2015-16: 2,874; FY 2014-15: 5,509; FY 2013-14: 6,676; FY 2012-13: 6,029.

Library Instruction

Classroom Sessions

Library Instruction Classroom Sessions: FY 2016-17: 128; FY 2015-16: 154; FY 2014-15: 216; FY 2013-14: 273; FY 2012-13: 248.

Participants

Library Instruction Participants: FY 2016-17: 2,603; FY 2015-16: 2,714; FY 2014-15: 2,235; FY 2013-14: 3,185; FY 2012-13: 3,399.

Visits to the Library Website

Visits to the Library Website: FY 2016-17: 320,547; FY 2015-16: 298,005; FY 2014-15: 351,525; FY 2013-14: 348,701; FY 2012-13: 308,732.

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

 
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