Facts and Figures

The UC Libraries at a Glance – 2017

  • 100 Libraries in the UC system
  • More than 2,000 library staff serving a University-wide student and faculty population of 330,000
  • $284,000,000 total budget for 2015-16

Collections

  • 39.5 million print volumes in the combined UC collection; 3.9 million digitized volumes in HathiTrust
  • 1.1 million licensed e-books, on average, per campus
  • 72,000 electronic serial titles licensed centrally (more available on individual campuses)
  • 30.9 million items digitized

Use (2016-17)

  • 1.6 million items checked out 
  • 37.1 million article downloads
  • 148,000 items exchanged between UC campuses via interlibrary loan
  • 200,000 reference inquiries (60,000 virtual)
  • 154,000 participants in library instructional programs

UC Library Annual Statistics:

Statistics Reporting Materials

Unit Values used for Insurance of Library Materials (1992-2018) [PDF]

 

Document Owner: Danielle Westbrook
Last updated: October 20, 2017