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Emma Waters Summar Library

Library By The Numbers

The Emma Waters Summar Library
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee

Beginning year:

1976 (opening of the new north campus)

Staff:

14 full-time (6 Librarians + 8 additional support staff)
1 part-time (1 support staff)
28 student employees

For year 2011-2012

Volumes held July 31, 2011

 

155,061

Volumes added during the year

 

 

Volumes added gross (a)
Volumes withdrawn (b)
Volumes added (a-b)

2,882
(3,514)
 



(632)

Volumes held July 31, 2012

 

154,429

Number of monographic volumes purchased

 

2,703

Serials

 

 

Electronic titles (c)
Print titles (d)

40,625
   414

 

Total number of serials titles (c+d)

 

41,039

Number of public service hours per week (Spring and Fall semesters)

 

96

Total circulations

 

31,875

Interlibrary loans filled for other libraries

 

813

Interlibrary loans received from other libraries

 

1,793

Number of electronic books

 

76,918

Number of sessions (logons) to databases or services

 

84,159

Number of searches (queries) in databases or services

 

326,842

Number of successful full-text article requests

 

126,829

Number of virtual visits to library's website

 

182,881

 


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