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Quick Facts

  • Established 1907
  • Library system locations: 16
  • Librarians: 26 (systemwide)
  • Total hours open per week: 95

Collection metrics -- Rochester (2011)

  • Volumes: 382,039
  • Journals currently received: 4,815
  • Electronic journals: 4,207
  • Book titles: 93,522
  • Rare journal volumes from 1665
  • Rare monographs from 1479
  • In-house use of print/audiovisual library resources: 63,058 volumes
  • Circulation of traditional library resources: 76,779 volumes

Use of electronic resources -- Library System (2011)

  • Library intranet page views: 6,643,748
  • Use of electronic resources: 16,794,049

Document delivery metrics -- Rochester (2011)

  • Interlibrary loan requests received from external libraries: 26,393
  • Loans requested from external libraries: 15,000
  • Document delivery requests from staff and students: 63,057
  • Electronic document delivery (scanned pages): 499,360
  • Patron self service scanned/photocopied pages: 283,264
  • Inventory in Mayo Medical Bookstore: 800 titles

Professional services -- Rochester (2011)

  • Subject literature searches: 9,218
  • Library class attendees: 1,645
  • Instructor contact hours: 265
  • Reference questions: 22,621
  • June 25, 2012
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