UWM Libraries Facts

factsFiscal Year 2011-12

  • Volumes: 2,214,926
  • eBooks: 147,654
  • Serial Titles (Paper and Digital): 73,211
  • Catalogued Photographs: 166,881
  • Maps and Cartographic Materials: 766,056
  • Audio Recordings: 51,800 (est.)
  • Film and Video Recordings: 13,394
  • Microforms: 1,827,468
  • Archives Materials: 7,910 cubic ft.
  • Circulation and Renewal Transactions: 283,529
  • Items Loaned to Other UW Campuses: 10,392
  • Number of computers: 250 computers in public areas, 60 laptops and iPads available for checkout
  • Library Instruction Sessions: 763 with 16,353 participants
  • In-person Reference Transactions: 5,487
  • Virtual Reference Transactions: 3,934
  • Gate Count: 1,271,603 visitors
  • Electricity Produced by Library Roof Solar Panels: 18,203 kWh