Statistical Highlights

Current data reflects the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The All campus libraries columns feature the data reported on the Association of Research Libraries Statistics Survey and represents combined data for University Library, Bentley Library, Clements Library, Law Library, and Kresge Library Services.


  University Library All campus libraries
Volumes 14,283,067 15,739,378
Total current serials 291,791  
Items in Deep Blue (institutional repository)   125,239
Downloads from Deep Blue   12,261,614
E-book sections downloaded 4,892,037  
E-journal articles downloaded 11,960,833 12,549,348


  University Library All campus libraries
Reference transactions 36,957 48,822
Library presentations 1,335 1,569
Participants in group presentations 33,065 37,049
Circulation 440,149  
Interlibrary loans provided 67,703 69,446
Interlibrary loans received 39,562 40,773


  University Library All campus libraries
Professional staff (FTE) 168 226
Support staff (FTE) 299 348
Student assistants (FTE) 65 83


  University Library All campus libraries
Materials $25,291,503 $29,230,104
Salaries and wages $29,399,381 $36,239,271


  University Library All campus libraries
Visitors to the library 3,191,844 3,336,685

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