A few numbers about Milne Library in 2010

A quick numerical snapshot of Milne Library in 2010.  (All numbers are approximate).

  • 180,000 – Number of times folks logged in to library computers.
  • 1,562,000 – Pages printed to library printers.
  • 1,800 – Items purchased for the collection
  • 3,000 – Items donated to Milne Library
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    Image courtesy of flickr user Koen Vereeken

    • 360 of these items added to our collection
    • 2640 items donated to Better World Books
  • 35,357 – Books and other items borrowed from other libraries through IDS in 2010, averaging 5-9 days to arrive.
  • 8,776 – Articles and book chapters delivered through IDS arriving in 2-3 days on average
  • 2,483 – Reference questions
  • 377,701 – Pageviews of the library homepage
  • 37,932 – Number of journals, newspapers and magazines we have (at least partial) electronic access to
  • 114 – Journals, newspapers and magazines we currently receive in print only
  • 308,538 – Full text article downloads from our electronic resources
  • 424 – Library instruction classes and workshops with 6,877 attendees

About Bonnie J. M. Swoger
Science Librarian at SUNY Geneseo, a small, public liberal arts college. I am interested in scientific communication in general and how we teach students about how scientists share information.

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