Fact Sheet

General Information for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

 

Library Usage

  • Number of total users/visitors 615,373 with main library seating capacity of 1800
  • ScholarWorks at WMU, institutional repository, topped 4.5 million downloads globally, 1,755,000 for the yr.
  • 51% increase in textbook usage through reserves over previous year, 6,729 individual uses
  • Items provided to other libraries including articles 25,523
  • Items received from other libraries or vendors 8,852
  • Instructional sessions for 340 groups, 7081 participants
  • Public print jobs 348,449 with pages printed of 2,234,144