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Library Statistics:

2018-2019

Using Our Spaces

  • Total visitors (gate count) 479,998
    • James B. Duke 385,790
    • Maxwell Music 46,750
    • Sanders Science 47,458
  • Average weekly gate count (when classes are in session) 13,451
  • Programs and events 37
  • Exhibits and displays 25

Teaching and Learning

  • Reference questions (in-person and virtual) 3,226
  • Classes and workshops taught 237
  • Number of persons served 1,771
  • Individual consultations 1,024

Electronic Collections

  • E-books (total) 1,095,852
    • Added this year 356,320
  • E-journals 743,698
  • Research databases 518
  • Streaming audio/visual 117,876
  • Digital collections 32 (111,364 items)

Physical Collections

  • Print books (total) 366,124
    • Added this year 5,964
  • Serials 501
  • Physical audio/visual 14,399

Collection Usage

  • Online articles accessed 547,901
  • Physical items checked out 16,033
  • Items borrowed from other libraries 4,751
  • Items lent to other libraries 4,453

Connecting with Us

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

Faculty, Staff, and Students

  • Librarians 13
  • Staff 13
  • Student assistants 73