Quick Look @ Western Libraries

Quick Look @ Western Libraries

Collections - FY 2013 - 2014

Books and periodical volumes owned: 1,544,863
Periodical & Newspaper Subscriptions (online and print): 18,033
Audio-Visual materials (streamed and physical content): 81,298
Maps 12,413
US & Canadian Documents: 353,768
Washington State Documents: 22,569
Number of items checked out from circulating collections: 123,980
Combined holdings (in volumes) of 37 Orbis-Cascade Alliance partner libraries: 26,390,300

Collection highlights:

Services - FY 2013 - 2014

Hours open in a typical week: 96.5
Service points (includes off-site, LC partners & café): 11
Number of visitors FY13-14 (Haggard-Wilson only): 947,229
Number of laptop & accessory checkouts: 43,108
Reference questions answered: 5,350
Instruction sessions & presentations: 325
Number of people attending instruction sessions & presentations: 8,022
Number of Orbis-Cascade Alliance Summit transactions (borrowed & loaned): 14,872

Number of resource access requests submitted via ILLiad:

  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Undergraduates
  • University Staff

 

  • 5,640
  • 2,740
  • 7,119
  • 723

 

All items borrowed from other libraries for WWU users: 22,649
All items loaned by Western Libraries to other institutions: 20,229
Number of purchase requests submitted using ILLiad/GIST request form: 1,586
Number of research items delivered by Libraries’ departmental courier: 5,197
Number of Learning Commons Partners: 7

Learning Commons Partners:

 

 

Assessment Program

LibQUAL Information and Links

Contact Information

Frank Haulgren
  Facilities & Assessment
  (360) 650-7641 
  e-mail: Frank.Haulgren@wwu.edu