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Facts and numbers (2011-2012)

From the 2012-2013 Association of Research Libraries statistical report:

Collections

  • Total volumes (print and electronic): 3,024,474
  • Audio recordings: 13,701
  • Current serials/journals received: 45326
  • Electronic books: 372,750
  • Film & videos: 14,004
  • Government documents: 399,525

Expenditures

  • One time purchases: $1,829,236
  • Ongoing purchases: $6,285,378
  • Collections support: $576,529
  • Total library materials: $8,691,143
  • Salaries, professional staff: $3,388,870
  • Salaries, support staff: $3,393,651
  • Salaries, wage and student: $210,513
  • Total salaries: $6,993,034
  • Other operating expenses: $2,224,923
  • Total library expenditures: $17,909,100

Collection use

  • Initial circulations: 139,082
  • Full-text article requests: 2,486,117
  • Number of database searches: 5,471,358
  • Total items loaned (ILL): 13,149
  • Total items borrowed (ILL):19,470

Services

  • Library presentations to groups: 786
  • Participation in group presentations: 15,374
  • Reference transactions: 13,919

Personnel

  • Professional staff: 64
  • Support staff: 86
  • Student assistants (FTE): 29

 

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Newman Library semester hours

Sun: opens at 9 a.m.*
Mon-Thur: open 24 hours*
Fri: closes at 8 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

 

 

Art + Architecture Library spring hours

Sun: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Mon-Thurs: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Current semester hours