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Library Statistics:

2016-2017

Using Our Spaces

  • Total visitors (gate count) 464,697
    • James B. Duke 356,000
    • Maxwell Music 43,250
    • Sanders Science 50,996
  • Average weekly gate count (when classes are in session) 13,641
  • Programs and events 37
  • Exhibits and displays 26

Teaching and Learning

  • Reference questions (in-person and virtual) 2,983
  • Classes and workshops taught 245
  • Number of persons served 2,246
  • Individual consultations 259

Electronic Collections

  • E-books (total) 873,401
    • Added this year 356,320
  • E-journals 687,116
  • Research databases 311
  • Streaming audio/visual 117,876
  • Digital collections 32 (111,364 items)

Physical Collections

  • Print books (total) 384,625
    • Added this year 5,964
  • Serials 565
  • Physical audio/visual 14,399

Collection Usage

  • Online articles accessed 366,945
  • Physical items checked out 25,567
  • Items borrowed from other libraries 5,083
  • Items lent to other libraries 4,287

Connecting with Us

  • Website views 571,361
  • Mobile and tablet 67,088

Faculty, Staff, and Students

  • Librarians 13
  • Staff 13
  • Student assistants 73