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ITS & Libraries Magazine
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The Baylor ITS & Libraries Magazine shares stories that grow out of a rich partnership between these two university organizations.

2019 ITS & Libraries Magazine (PDF)

Baylor Libraries Update
Baylor ITS and Libraries Magazine Cover for November 2019

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

November 2019
Baylor Libraries Update (PDF)


Library Fact Sheet
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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.


Last updated August 20, 2018

$22 million

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

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

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.