Library Statistics

Titles in the Collection

Titles in the Collection: FY 2018-19: 349,246; FY 2017-18: 320,461; FY 2016-17: 381,787; FY 2015-16: 376,723; FY 2014-15: 334,599.

Digital Resources & Catalog

Top 10 Digital Resources FY 2018-19

Top 10 Databases FY 2018-19: Academic Search: 120,233; CINAHL: 117,531; Ebook Central: 102,068; Business Source: 63,922; ScienceDirect: 51,488; PsycINFO: 49,731; Wiley: 22,995; Ovid: 21,353; MasterFile: 18,544; Sage Premier: 9,789.

Catalog Searches

Catalog Searches: FY 2018-19: 131,346; FY 2017-18: 111,284; FY 2016-17:129,187; FY 2015-16: 125,919; FY 2014-15: 142,485.

Interlibrary Loan

Lending

Interlibrary Loan Lending: FY 2018-19: 10,041; FY 2017-18: 10,639; FY 2016-17: 14,911; FY 2015-16: 14,412; FY 2014-15: 12,111.

Borrowing

Interlibrary Loan Borrowing: FY 2018-19: 3,595; FY 2017-18: 3,603; FY 2016-17: 3,838; FY 2015-16: 4,725; FY 2014-15: 6,271.

Reference Questions

Reference Questions: FY 2018-19: 1,694; FY 2017-18: 2,774; FY 2016-17: 3,596; FY 2015-16: 2,874; FY 2014-15: 5,509.

Library Instruction

Classroom Sessions

Library Instruction Classroom Sessions: FY 2018-19: 83; FY 2017-18: 117; FY 2016-17: 128; FY 2015-16: 154; FY 2014-15: 216.

Participants

Library Instruction Participants: FY 2018-19: 1,459; FY 2017-18: 1,902; FY 2016-17: 2,603; FY 2015-16: 2,714; FY 2014-15: 2,235.

Visits to the Library Website

Visits to the Library Website: FY 2018-19: 462,810; FY 2017-18: 373,014; FY 2016-17: 320,547; FY 2015-16: 298,005; FY 2014-15: 351,525.

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

 
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