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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 May 31,2017

$22 million

Human Resources
FTE faculty and staff: 124.42
FTE student assistants: 35.22

Entrances into libraries: 1,199,952
Volumes: 2,584,689
New volumes added: 15,649
Print Journals: 49,997
Microforms: 2,277,037
AV items: 197,369
E-books: 612,169
E-journals: 135,062
Web-based resources: 680
Digital collections: 92
Items in digital collections: 467,869
Electronic theses & dissertations: 1,761
Public computers: 488
Laptop computers for check-out: 80

Usage Statistics
Materials circulated: 272,303
Reference questions answered: 13,336
Virtual reference transactions: 2,703
Loans provided to other libraries: 33,517
Loans received from other libraries: 22,249
Classroom instruction/presentations: 726
Number of Persons Served in Presentations: 14,752
Online searches: 4,211,681
Full-text articles downloaded: 1,523,201

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.