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Selected Library Statistics by Campus

All Campuses

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

UW Libraries 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Volumes held (includes electronic books)
9,761,357 9,021,092 9,028,353 9,247,769 9,500,195
Electronic books (E-books) only 833,635 977,481 1,062,995 1,154,379 1,349,382
Total Interlibrary Lending 48,011 53,398 50,353 51,245 48,314
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 63,763 87,660 90,820 95,784 92,815
Group Presentations 1,488 1,271 1,280 1,164 881
Presentation Participants 34,822 28,945 30,081 26,111 21,535
Reference Queries 64,169 57,043 37,290 32,755 25,585
Initial Circulation 305,656 272,152 253,797 234,991 217,690
Successful Full Text Articles 6,095,066 6,032,231 7,570,752 6,890,594 6,995,520
Regular Database Searches 12,528,363 8,543,356 8,687,291 8,521,096 7,406,012
Librarians & Prof Staff 190 185 193 188 189
Support Staff 156 155 161 153 151
Total Collections Expenditures 18,005,455 16,819,463 21,153,133 18,370,609 21,399,395
Total Library Expenditures 46,115,522 44,407,936 50,211,233 47,389,161 50,673,349
UW STATISTICS 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Total Fulltime Students 46,859 47,957 49,257 50,147 50,138
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 12,116 12,457 12,690 12,802 12,751
PhDs Awarded 1,400 1,318 1,339 1,361 1,478
PhD Fields 114 114 116 118 116
Total Teaching Faculty 3,999 4,019 4,311 4,380 4,769

UW Seattle

Includes Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Seattle 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Volumes held 9,519,559 8,774,483 8,775,946 8,994,763 9,250,845
Total Interlibrary Lending 48,011 53,398 50,353 51,245 48,314
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 63,763 87,660 90,820 95,784 92,815
Group Presentations 903 692 746 737 467
Presentation Participants 22,290 17,005 18,815 16,709 13,001
Reference Queries 57,413 50,192 33,700 29,789 21,991
Initial Circulation 261,462 232,428 218,074 202,003 186,121
Librarians & Prof Staff 160 157 164 160 159
Support Staff 136 134 141 134 131
Total Collections Expenditures 16,470,510 15,693,619 19,378,378 17,334,011 19,882,104
Total Library Expenditures 41,392,727 40,250,601 45,148,061 43,179,622 45,765,897
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Total Fulltime Students 39,111 40,073 40,301 40,750 41,872
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 11,407 11,696 11,921 11,991 12,376
PhDs Awarded 1,400 1,293 1,335 1,360 1,467
PhD Fields 114 114 115 117 115
Total Teaching Faculty 3,598 3,569 3,821 3,912 4,279

UW Bothell

UW Bothell
2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Volumes held 118,611 118,845 120,664 119,564 114,697
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 412 379 354 344 329
Presentation Participants 8,579 7,282 6,823 7,006 6,783
Reference Queries 3,041 3,321 1,490 1,486 1,110
Initial Circulation 24,776 21,966 19,236 17,626 15,399
Librarians 21 20 21 21 21
Support Staff 12 12 11 11 11
Total Collections Expenditures 753,115 496,909 823,366 484,057 752,629
Total Library Expenditures 2,888,373 2,493,511 3,067,571 2,597,469 2,965,024
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Total Fulltime Students 4,059 4,407 4,809 5,007 4,916
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 317 355 383 366 293
Total Teaching Faculty 187 216 238 221 218

UW Tacoma

UW Tacoma
2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Volumes held 123,187 127,764 131,743 133,442 134,653
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 173 200 180 83 85
Presentation Participants 3,953 4,658 4,443 2,396 1,751
Reference Queries 3,715 3,530 2,100 1,480 2,484
Initial Circulation 19,418 17,758 16,487 15,362 16,170
Librarians 9 8 8 7 9
Support Staff 8 9 9 8 9
Total Collections Expenditures 781,830 628,935 951,389 552,541 764,662
Total Library Expenditures 1,834,422 1,663,824 1,995,601 1,612,070 1,942,428
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Total Fulltime Students 3,689 3,477 4,147 4,390 4,472
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 392 406 386 445 467
Total Teaching Faculty 214 234 252 247 272

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

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