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Library Statistics
Fiscal Year 2015-16

Library Affairs Law Library Medical Library Total
Collections*
    Volumes (held 6/30/2014) 2,996,165** 259,145*** 153,920**** 3,409,230
    Serial/Journal Subscriptions 49,960 2,445 3,381 55,790
    Government Documents 1,560,233 6,694 0 1,566,927
 
Special Collections
    Rare Books 84,000 1,010 5,000 90,010
    Manuscripts and Archives (linear feet) 20,600 25 410 21,035
 
Interlibrary Loans
    Items Loaned 38,471 91 4,546 43,108
    Items Borrowed 28,704 5 1,831 30,540
Total Interlibrary Loans 67,175 96 6,377 73,648
 
Use of Materials
    Initial Circulations 96,930 2,117 20,095 119,142
    Reserve Circulations 39,995 1,058 505 41,558
         
User Education
    Number of Library Presentations 852 156 183 1,191
    Number of Participants 7,727 342 963 9,032
         
Personnel
    Faculty and A/P (FTE) 24 5 6 35
    Civil Service (FTE) 38 4 11 53
    Student Assistants (FTE) 28 1 1 30
Total Personnel 90 10 18 118
         
Expenditures
    Library Materials 5,320,873 377,033 700,013 6,397,919
    Salaries and Wages 3,405,061 510,310 751,293 4,666,664
    Other Operating Expenses 287,661 58,059 80,797 426,517
Total Expenditures 9,013,595 945,402 1,532,103 11,491,100
         
Electronic Access
    Public Computers 315 26 8 349

* Includes electronic resources available at www.lib.siu.edu.
**Total includes 2,277,624 Titles held June 30, 2016 as reported to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).
***Total includes 257,690 Titles held on June 30, 2016 as reported to Association of Research Libraries (ARL).
****Total includes 63,047 Titles held June 30, 2016 as reported to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).
SOURCE: Association of Research Libraries Statistics Questionnaire, 2015-2016.