UWM Libraries Facts

2016 Statistics

Collections

  • Books (physical): 2,465,156 titles; 2,724,744 volumes
  • Books (digital): 206,428
  • Databases: 350
  • Media: (CDs, DVDs, records, etc.): 1,720,752
  • Media (digital): 166,094
  • Serials (physical): 40,980
  • Serials (digital): 142,475
  • Items contributed to the UWM Digital Commons via uploads: 666
  • Items usage from the UWM Digital Commons: 192,470

Library Services

  • Numbers of hours open per week during the semester: 140
  • Gate Counts: 1,037,997 (annual); 33,149 (typical week)

Library Circulation/Usage

  • Circulation: 91,562
  • e-book usage: 382,992
  • e-serial usage: 1,142,690

Research Help to Individuals

  • Transactions: 12,527
  • Consultations: 822

Virtual Reference Services

  • Email reference: 332
  • Chat messages: 3,008

Information Literacy and Special Programming to Groups

  • Number of presentations: 820
  • Total attendance at all presentations: 17,071
[From the 2016-2017 Annual Report]