Facts and Figures

The UC Libraries at a Glance – 2019

  • 100 Libraries in the UC system
  • More than 2,000 library staff serving a University-wide student and faculty population of 303,000
  • $295,000,000 total budget for 2018-19

Collections

  • 40.8 million print volumes in the combined UC collection; 4.3 million digitized volumes in HathiTrust
  • 1.2 million licensed e-books, on average, per campus
  • 120,000 electronic serial titles licensed centrally (more available on individual campuses)
  • 48.9 million items digitized

Use (2018-19)

  • 1.6 million items checked out
  • 40.4 million article downloads
  • 135,000 items exchanged between UC campuses via interlibrary loan
  • 140,000 reference inquiries (45,000 virtual)
  • 153,000 participants in library instructional programs

UC Library Annual Statistics:

Statistics Reporting Materials

Unit Values used for Insurance of Library Materials (1995-2019) [PDF]

 

Document Owner: Brian David
Last updated: November 15, 2019