Facts and Figures

The UC Libraries at a Glance – 2013

  • 100 Libraries in the UC system
  • 2,400 library staff serving a University-wide student and faculty population of 400,000
  • $237,000,000 total budget for 2013-14

Collections

  • 39 million print volumes in the combined UC collection; 3.7 million digitized
  • 700,000 licensed e-books, on average, per campus
  • 53,000 electronic serial titles licensed centrally (more available on individual campuses)
  • 20 million items digitized
  • 1,446 digitized special collections

Use (2012-13)

  • 2.2 million items checked out 
  • 32 million article downloads
  • 16 million database searches
  • 102,000 items exchanged between UC campuses via interlibrary loan
  • 17,000 document delivery requests fulfilled
  • 469,000 reference inquiries (96,000 virtual)
  • 123,000 participants in library instructional programs

UC Library Annual Statistics:

Statistics Reporting Materials

Unit Values used for Insurance of Library Materials (1989-2015) [PDF]

 

Document Owner: Joanne Miller
Last updated: November 3, 2014