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ITS & Libraries Magazine

Baylor University Libraries & Information Technology Services shares stories and vital information from our division for our constituents.

Summer 2017
Baylor ITS & Libraries Magazine (PDF)

News from the Baylor Libraries

News from the Baylor Libraries engages our patrons and supporters with the latest events and activities of the libraries.

November 2016
News from the Baylor Libraries (PDF)

Library Fact Sheet

A one-page overview of the Baylor Libraries that features a statistical profile and brief descriptions of each of our libraries.


Last updated August 1, 2016

$21.26 million

Human Resources
FTE faculty and staff: 147.10
FTE student assistants: 48.73

Volumes: 2,566,452
New volumes added: 21,472
Serials: 110,737
Microforms: 2,276,435
AV items: 199,530
E-books: 599,185
E-journals: 115,178
Web-based resources: 650
Digital collections: 93
Items in digital collections: 426,498
Electronic theses & dissertations: 1,521
Public computers: 488
Laptop computers for check-out: 80

Usage Statistics
Materials circulated: 273,577
Reference questions answered: 16,708
Virtual reference transactions: 4,360
Loans provided to other libraries: 38,113
Loans received from other libraries: 23,180
Classroom instruction/presentations: 1,017
Number of Persons Served in Presentations: 14,599
Online searches: 4,447,590
Full-text articles downloaded: 1,583,466

Shelving Facilities
Morrison Hall
O'Grady Warehouse

American Library Association (ALA)
American Theological Library Association (ATLA)
Amigos Library Services
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
Baptist General Convention of Texas Library Leadership Group
Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)
Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
Digital Library Federation (DLF)
EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA, Charter Member)
High Performance Computing Across Texas (HiPCat)
New Media Consortium (NMC)
Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Texas Council of Academic Libraries (TCAL)
Texas Digital Library (TDL)
Texas Independent College and University Libraries (TICUL)
Texas Library Association (TLA)
Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST)

Government Documents
GPO depository library (1905)
Texas state depository
United Nations Documents

Online Catalog
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.