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Selected Library Statistics by Campus

All Campuses

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

UW Libraries 2007/8 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Volumes held 7,409,221 7,549,765 7,203,156 7,667,832 8,031,812
Total Cataloged Serials 61,979 63,575 63,221 123,062*
Total Interlibrary Lending 86,879 97,838 66,319 57,568 40,260
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 92,703 99,602 71,503 61,351 71,500
Group Presentations 1,221 1,362 1,088 1,340 1,744
Presentation Participants 27,158 27,498 24,923 30,739 34,719
Reference Queries 135,749 118,794 86,027 76,711 66,036
Initial Circulation 711,833
672,309 605,011 522,308 511,877
Successful Full Text Articles 5,445,094 5,551,231 5,615,051 5,400,272 6,047,758
Regular Database Searches 3,222,494 3,320,671 5,127,826 5,656,339 5,435,800
Librarians & Prof Staff 193 194 182 179 178
Support Staff 206 199 174 163 157
Total Collections Expenditures 14,862,427 16,657,209 14,842,396 14,389,202 15,296,925
Total Library Expenditures 40,854,830 43,956,131 40,322,337 40,109,685 38,629,346
UW STATISTICS 2007/8 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Total Fulltime Students 36,365 38,059 42,783 40,389 42,154
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 9,555 9,863 10,971 10,872 11,276
PhDs Awarded 631 678 701 723 1,251
PhD Fields 80 82 82 84 92
Total Teaching Faculty 3,728 3,728 3,630 3,690 3,841

*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.

UW Seattle

Includes Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Seattle 2007/8 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Volumes held 7,231,737 7,358,538 7,012,835 7,471,084 7,835,468
Total Cataloged Serials 61,847 63,295 63,221 122,833*
Total Interlibrary Lending 86,879 97,838 64,056 57,177 40,260
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 90,477 97,626 71,503 61,351 71,050
Group Presentations 845 951 774 975 1,009
Presentation Participants 17,869 16,740 16,565 22,893 22,791
Reference Queries 117,203 104,833 74,683 63,523 47,539
Initial Circulation 620,139
577,135
518,530
468,868
440,910
Librarians & Prof Staff 167 167 155 152 150
Support Staff 178 173 155 144 139
Total Collections Expenditures 13,743,741 15,169,818 13,863,199 13,064,016 14,332,032
Total Library Expenditures 36,813,894 39,519,511 36,926,188 36,141,276 35,549,100
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2007/8 2008/9 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Total Fulltime Students 33,842 34,550 38,572 35,591 36,537
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 9,273 9,531 10,478 10,343 10,674
PhDs Awarded 631 678 701 723 1,251
PhD Fields 80 82 82 84 92
Total Teaching Faculty 3,497 3,497 3,400 3,426 3,551

*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.

UW Bothell

UW Bothell
2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Volumes held 89,387 95,417 98,603 102,131 995,920
Total Cataloged Serials
66 140 0 136
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a n/a 334 391 n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 756 805 n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 306 309 232 252 584
Presentation Participants 7,551 8,149 5,980 4,883 9,849
Reference Queries 12,349 8,787 6,996 6,419 5,584
Initial Circulation 52,670
52,092
51,297
49,788
40,006
Librarians 17 18 18 18 20
Support Staff 22 20 13 13 12
Total Collections Expenditures 508,112 674,802 410,264 646,385 426,762
Total Library Expenditures 2,583,492 2,762,425 2,002,367 2,429,772 1,677,018
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Total Fulltime Students 1,208 1,500 2,018 2,379 2,857
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 117 136 283 257 270
Total Teaching Faculty 94 94 97 126 135

UW Tacoma

UW Tacoma
2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
Volumes held 88,097 95,810 91,718 94,617 96,824
Total Cataloged Serials
66 140 0 93
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a n/a 1,929 n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 1,470 1,171 n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 70 102 82 113 151
Presentation Participants 1,738 2,609 2,378 2,963 2,079
Reference Queries 6,197 5,174 4,348 6,769 4,390
Initial Circulation 39,024
43,082
35,184
33,649
30,961
Librarians 9 9 9 9 8
Support Staff 6 6 6 6 6
Total Collections Expenditures 610,574 812,589 568,933 678,801 538,131
Total Library Expenditures 1,457,444 1,674,195 1,393,782 1,538,637 1,403,228
CAMPUS STATISTICS
Total Fulltime Students 1,675 2,009 2,193 2,419 2,760
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 165 196 210 272 270
Total Teaching Faculty 137 137 133 138 155

These statistics are provided as they were reported to the Association of Research Libraries.
For more extensive University of Washington Libraries statistics that go back to 1963, visit ARL's interactive statistics site.
Beginning in 2005-06 ARL figures include UW Bothell and UW Tacoma.