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November 2016
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Library Fact Sheet

A one-page overview of the Baylor Libraries that features a statistical profile and brief descriptions of each of our libraries from the 2017-2018 academic year.

2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013

Last updated August 20, 2018

Budget
$22 million

Human Resources
FTE faculty and staff: 137
FTE student assistants: 42

Collections
Entrances into libraries: 1,166,783
Volumes: 2,584,689
New volumes added: 12,665
Print Journals: 44,690
Microforms: 1,566,644
AV items: 231,346
E-books: 625,492
E-journals: 144,611
Web-based resources: 819
Digital collections: 93
Items in digital collections: 499,259
Electronic theses & dissertations: 1,942
Public computers: 488
Laptop computers for check-out: 80

Usage Statistics
Materials circulated: 272,925
Reference questions answered: 8,021
Virtual reference transactions: 2,362
Loans provided to other libraries: 56,950
Loans received from other libraries: 22,127
Classroom instruction/presentations: 737
Number of Persons Served in Presentations: 15,367
Online searches: 3,802,2571
Full-text articles downloaded: 1,538,391

Shelving Facilities
Morrison Hall
O'Grady Warehouse

Memberships
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
EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA, Charter Member)
HathiTrust
High Performance Computing Across Texas (HiPCat)
New Media Consortium (NMC)
OCLC
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)
TexShare
Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST)

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

Online Catalog
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.