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About Us: Library Statistics

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Olympic College Libraries migrated to a new integrated library system in July 2017.  Statistics may be calculated differently in the new system vs the old system.

Library Collections

Physical Collection:

 

2017- 2018 73,426 items

2016-2017  71,873 items

2015-2016  76,964 items

2014-2015  78,199 items

eBook Collection:

2017- 2018  22,660

2016-2017  21,743

2015-2016  11,493 items

2014-2015  11,475 items

Electronic Serials:

2017- 2018 45,142

2016-2017  42,163

2015-2016  38,386

2014-2015  N/A

Collection Use

Physical Collection Use:

2017- 2018 5576 loans

2016-2017  currently unavailable

2015-2016  8484 loans

2014-2015  10738 loans

 

Electronic Serial Use:

2017- 2018 TBD

2016-2017  110,387 Searches

                   96,034 Full Text Requests

2015-2016  131,902 Searches

                   90,176 Full Text Requests

2014-2015  N/A

Library Instruction

Information Literacy Instruction:

2017- 2018   157 IL classes instructed reaching 3,276 students

2016-2017    114 IL classes instructed reaching 2,422 students   

2015-2016   103 IL classes instructed reaching 2,451 students

2014-2015   139 IL classes instructed reaching 2,073 students

Library Spaces

Building entry count:

Estimate of use based on gate counter.

2017- 2018   3,298 average weekly patrons

2016-2017   3,198 average weekly patrons   

2015-2016    3,224 average weekly patrons

2014-2015    3,307 average weekly patrons

Study room reservations

(11 rooms):

2017- 2018  11, 710 room reservations recorded

2016-2017  13,948 room reservations recorded

2015-2016   10,324 room reservations recorded

2014-2015  10,814 room reservations recorded