Facts & Figures @ the Library

Following are frequently requested statistics for William H. Hannon Library collections and services for the most recent three years. LMU departments needing library data for accreditation purposes and other institutions of higher education wishing to make benchmark comparisons should contact Library Administration. 

 

Physical CollectionsFY2016FY2017FY2018
Books 562,404 571,804 582,406
Bound periodicals 107,455 106,649 105,877
CDs, DVDs, and other media 27,939 28,257 28,634
Archives and manuscripts, in linear feet 5,387 5,424 5,544
Current print periodical subscriptions 974 919 910
Postcards (Special Collections) 1,036,967 1,041,481 1,042,100
Digital Library ProgramFY2016FY2017FY2018
Digital Library 8,920 9,278 9,631
Digital Commons 5,329 8,925  10,193
ServicesFY2016FY2017FY2018
Check-outs and in-library use 70,396 60,215 55,938
Reference questions 14,547 12,240 14,911
Visitors 617,278 611,158 469,470
Students receiving library instruction 5,657 4,381 5,228