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Selected Library Statistics by Campus

All Campuses

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

UW Libraries 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Volumes held (includes electronic books)
7,667,832 8,031,812 9,334,275 9,463,768 9,761,357
Electronic books (E-books) only * 460,477 592,323 619,007 833,635
Total Cataloged Serials 123,062** *** *** *** ***
Total Interlibrary Lending 57,568 40,260 35,884 38,526 48,011
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 61,351 71,500 74,845 76,102 63,763
Group Presentations 1,340 1,744 1,428 1,511 1,488
Presentation Participants 30,739 34,719 30,659 40,560 34,822
Reference Queries 76,711 66,036 59,269 49,929 64,169
Initial Circulation 522,308 511,877 435,964 410,804 305,656
Successful Full Text Articles 5,400,272 6,047,758 6,047,758 **** 6,095,066
Regular Database Searches 5,656,339 5,435,800 5,435,800 **** 12,528,363
Librarians & Prof Staff 179 178 178 181 190
Support Staff 163 157 152 161 156
Total Collections Expenditures 14,389,202 15,296,925 16,433,168 16,067,994 18,005,455
Total Library Expenditures 40,109,685 38,629,346 45,285,020 42,600,723 46,115,522
UW STATISTICS 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Total Fulltime Students 40,389 42,154 43,587 45,489 46,859
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 10,872 11,276 11,492 11,893 12,116
PhDs Awarded 723 1,251 1,277 1,402 1,400
PhD Fields 84 92 85 94 114
Total Teaching Faculty 3,690 3,841 3,625 3,897 3,999

*Statistic not collected prior to 2011-12 by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).

**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).

****Not available for 2013-14

UW Seattle

Includes Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Seattle 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Volumes held 7,471,084 7,835,468 9,108,185 9,228,981 9,519,559
Total Cataloged Serials 122,833* ** ** ** **
Total Interlibrary Lending 57,177 40,260 35,884 38,526 48,011
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 61,351 71,050 74,845 76,102 63,763
Group Presentations 975 1,009 745 934 903
Presentation Participants 22,893 22,791 16,039 24,677 22,290
Reference Queries 63,523 47,539 36,198 43,825 57,413
Initial Circulation 468,868
440,910 373,216 354,346 261,462
Librarians & Prof Staff 152 150 154 150 160
Support Staff 144 139 138 138 136
Total Collections Expenditures 13,064,016 14,332,032 15,024,455 15,037,246 16,470,510
Total Library Expenditures 36,141,276 35,549,100 41,639,293 38,556,309 41,392,727
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Total Fulltime Students 35,591 36,537 37,177 38,327 39,111
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 10,343 10,674 10,929 11,277 11,407
PhDs Awarded 723 1,251 1,277 1,402 1,400
PhD Fields 84 92 85 94 114
Total Teaching Faculty 3,426 3,551 3,313 3,538 3,598

*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
2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Volumes held 102,131 99,520 114,049 117,640 118,611
Total Cataloged Serials
136 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Lending 391 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 252 584 562 359 412
Presentation Participants 4,883 9,849 9,849 10,768 8,579
Reference Queries 6,419 5,584 3,734 2,132 3,041
Initial Circulation 49,788
40,006 38,590 30,747 24,776
Librarians 18 20 17 23 21
Support Staff 13 12 8 14 12
Total Collections Expenditures 646,385 426,762 693,414 458,315 753,115
Total Library Expenditures 2,429,772 1,677,018 2,095,699 2,493,896 2,888,373
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Total Fulltime Students 2,379 2,857 3,320 3,699 4,059
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 257 270 282 267 317
Total Teaching Faculty 126 135 158 175 187

UW Tacoma

UW Tacoma
2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Volumes held 94,617 96,824 112,041 117,147 123,187
Total Cataloged Serials
93 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 113 151 121 218 173
Presentation Participants 2,963 2,079 2,832 5,115 3,953
Reference Queries 6,769 4,390 2,739 3,343 3,206
Initial Circulation 33,649
30,961 24,158 25,711 19,418
Librarians 9 8 7 8 9
Support Staff 6 6 6 9 8
Total Collections Expenditures 678,801 538,131 715,299 572,433 781,830
Total Library Expenditures 1,538,637 1,403,228 1,550,028 1,550,518 1,834,422
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15
Total Fulltime Students 2,419 2,760 3,090 3,463 3,689
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 272 270 281 349 392
Total Teaching Faculty 138 155 154 184 214

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