Library Facts and Figures, 2008-2009

The following facts and figures provide a picture of Syracuse University Library collections and use for July 2008 through June 2009.

Number of visits to Bird Library………………….957,504
Items borrowed……………………………………..162,812
Group presentations…………………………………….491
Presentation participants…………………………….9,751
Reference interactions………………………………28,783
Volumes held……………………………………..2,975,469
New books added (print & electronic)……………22,863
Current journals (print & electronic)………………24,361
Video and film titles………………………………….22,127
E-Journal articles viewed………………………..1,898,956
Website page views………………………………1,235,227
Online catalog searches…………………………..275,248
Database searches…………………………………828,709
Materials expenditures………………$6,161,793
Expenditures for books………………$1,288,576
Expenditures for journals……………$4,603,624
Open hours, weekly (Bird)……………………136
Laptops for loan………………………………….45
Public workstations……………………………..97
Seating Capacity:
Bird………………………..1,268
SciTech, branches……….294
Total………………………1,562





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