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Selected Library Statistics by Campus

All Campuses

Includes Bothell, Seattle, Tacoma, Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Libraries 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Volumes held 7,549,765 7,203,156 7,667,832 8,031,812 9,334,275
Total Cataloged Serials 63,575 63,221 123,062* ** **
Total Interlibrary Lending 97,838 66,319 57,568 40,260 35,008
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 99,602 71,503 61,351 71,500 74,017
Group Presentations 1,362 1,088 1,340 1,744 1,381
Presentation Participants 27,498 24,923 30,739 34,719 30,659
Reference Queries 118,794 86,027 76,711 66,036 59,269
Initial Circulation 672,309 605,011 522,308 511,877 435,964
Successful Full Text Articles 5,551,231 5,615,051 5,400,272 6,047,758 6,047,758
Regular Database Searches 3,320,671 5,127,826 5,656,339 5,435,800 5,435,800
Librarians & Prof Staff 194 182 179 178 178
Support Staff 199 174 163 157 152
Total Collections Expenditures 16,657,209 14,842,396 14,389,202 15,296,925 16,433,168
Total Library Expenditures 43,956,131 40,322,337 40,109,685 38,629,346 45,285,020
UW STATISTICS 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Total Fulltime Students 38,059 42,783 40,389 42,154 43,587
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 9,863 10,971 10,872 11,276 11,492
PhDs Awarded 678 701 723 1,251 1,277
PhD Fields 82 82 84 92 85
Total Teaching Faculty 3,728 3,630 3,690 3,841 3,625

*The increase in serials for fiscal year 2010-11 is due to addition of cataloging records for a large number of titles provided by aggregators.

**Statistic no longer collected by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).

UW Seattle

Includes Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Seattle 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Volumes held 7,358,538 7,012,835 7,471,084 7,835,468 9,108,185
Total Cataloged Serials 63,295 63,221 122,833* ** **
Total Interlibrary Lending 97,838 64,056 57,177 40,260 35,008
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 97,626 71,503 61,351 71,050 74,017
Group Presentations 951 774 975 1,009 698
Presentation Participants 16,740 16,565 22,893 22,791 18,753
Reference Queries 104,833 74,683 63,523 47,539 36,198
Initial Circulation 577,135
518,530
468,868
440,910 373,216
Librarians & Prof Staff 167 155 152 150 154
Support Staff 173 155 144 139 138
Total Collections Expenditures 15,169,818 13,863,199 13,064,016 14,332,032 15,024,455
Total Library Expenditures 39,519,511 36,926,188 36,141,276 35,549,100 41,639,293
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Total Fulltime Students 34,550 38,572 35,591 36,537 37,177
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 9,531 10,478 10,343 10,674 10,929
PhDs Awarded 678 701 723 1,251 1,277
PhD Fields 82 82 84 92 85
Total Teaching Faculty 3,497 3,400 3,426 3,551 3,313

*The increase in serials for fiscal year 2010-11 is due to addition of cataloging records for a large number of titles provided by aggregators.

**Statistic no longer collected by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).

UW Bothell

UW Bothell
2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Volumes held 95,417 98,603 102,131 99,520 114,049
Total Cataloged Serials
140 0 136 n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a 334 391 n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 805 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 309 232 252 584 562
Presentation Participants 8,149 5,980 4,883 9,849 9,074
Reference Queries 8,787 6,996 6,419 5,584 3,734
Initial Circulation 52,092
51,297
49,788
40,006 38,590
Librarians 18 18 18 20 17
Support Staff 20 13 13 12 8
Total Collections Expenditures 674,802 410,264 646,385 426,762 693,414
Total Library Expenditures 2,762,425 2,002,367 2,429,772 1,677,018 2,095,699
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Total Fulltime Students 1,500 2,018 2,379 2,857 3,320
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 136 283 257 270 282
Total Teaching Faculty 94 97 126 135 158

UW Tacoma

UW Tacoma
2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Volumes held 95,810 91,718 94,617 96,824 112,041
Total Cataloged Serials
140 0 93 n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a 1,929 n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 1,171 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 102 82 113 151 121
Presentation Participants 2,609 2,378 2,963 2,079 2,832
Reference Queries 5,174 4,348 6,769 4,390 3,168
Initial Circulation 43,082
35,184
33,649
30,961 24,158
Librarians 9 9 9 8 7
Support Staff 6 6 6 6 6
Total Collections Expenditures 812,589 568,933 678,801 538,131 715,299
Total Library Expenditures 1,674,195 1,393,782 1,538,637 1,403,228 1,550,028
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Total Fulltime Students 2,009 2,193 2,419 2,760 3,090
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 196 210 272 270 281
Total Teaching Faculty 137 133 138 155 154

Statistics are provided as reported to the Association of Research Libraries.