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Queen's University Library

Facts and Figures 2007/08

Collections

  • Over 2.2 million physical items, including:
    • 1.65 million monographs
    • 52,000 serial titles
    • 355,000 microforms
  • Over 400,000 electronic resources, including:
    • 324,000 e-books
    • 80,000 serial titles
    • 625 databases

Access and Circulation

  • 6 campus libraries in 5 facilities
  • serving 20,000 students and 2,400 faculty and researchers
  • over 2 million visits (gate counts)
  • over 350 public computers
  • 67.9 million electronic transactions, including:
    • 57 million website hits
    • 4.68 million QCAT searches
    • 2.28 million citation database searches
    • 2.62 million full-text downloads
    • 820,000 logons to e-journal catalogue
    • 480,000 logons to locally digitized full-text resources
  • 447,000 print and microform transactions
  • 30,000 ILL transactions

Library Services

  • 41,000 reference questions
  • 756 library sessions with a total attendance of 16,000
  • 774 instructional contact hours

Administration

  • 148 FTE staff, including:
    • 43 librarians
  • 13 administrative units
  • Annual budget of $18.1 million, including:
    • $9.8 million for acquisitions

Last Updated: 30 January 2013