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Statistics for 2016/2017

Number of Materials at the Undergraduate Library

  • 154,000 books, plus e-books
  • 42,000 DVDs, Blu-Rays, VHS tapes
  • 3,000 Cassettes
  • 1,000 Games
  • 404 Periodical subscriptions5934  items added this past year

User Services

  • Gate Count Annual Extrapolation = 994,592
  • Number of Available Seats:  1448
  • Circulation (not Loanable Technology or Reserves)
Charges Renewals Discharges
79351 44062 79993

 UGL Loanable Technology:

Time Period 1 week circ 2 hour circs Total
Fall 2015 3351 13386 16937
Spring 2016 3998 13376 17374
Total for two semesters 7349 26762 34311
Fall 2016 3588 11489 15077
Spring 2017 4583 13202 17785
Total for two semesters 8171 24691 32862
Unique
Classes
Academic
Departments
Percent of
Departments
FY15 Class Support 517 112 59
FY16Class Support 577 115 61
FY17 Class Support 580 117 65

Reference Statistics/UGL:

In addition to the statistics for reference at the Undergraduate Library, we also provide HUB reference assistance at the Main Library Information Desk.

In Person Phone In Person Phone
Directional Reference Directional Reference
2015-2016 3395 6246 61 565
2016-2017 2188 2641 80 525

Instruction Statistics/UGL

Semester Classes Students
Fall 2015 163 2,804
Spring 2016 151 2,387
Fall 2016 166 2,885
Spring 2017 147 2,463

Libguide Use: undergrad@library.illinois.edu account

Semester FY ’16
FY ’17
Usage 117,862 189,178
Total guides 184 175

 Media Commons

Semester Tours Video studio Audio Studio Presentations Live events Consultations Photo Shoots
 FY ‘15 36 (462 people) 103 (195 people) 234 (358 people) 18 (440 people) 11 (211 people) 75 (405 people) 7 (65 people)
FY’16 24 (337 people) 151 (271 people) 281 (463 people) 19 (1345 people) 7 (219 people) 101  (395 people) 9 (83 people)
FY ‘17 15 (143 people) 111 (274 people) 414 (599 people) 39 (1117 people) 5 (150 people) 148 (583 people) 7 (78 people)