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Selected Library Statistics by Campus

All Campuses

Includes Bothell, Seattle, Tacoma, Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Libraries 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Volumes held (includes electronic books)
9,334,275 9,463,768 9,761,357 9,021,092 9,028,353
Electronic books (E-books) only 592,323 619,007 833,635 977,481 1,062,995
Total Interlibrary Lending 35,884 38,526 48,011 53,398 50,353
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 74,845 76,102 63,763 87,660 90,820
Group Presentations 1,428 1,511 1,488 1,271 1,280
Presentation Participants 30,659 40,560 34,822 28,945 30,081
Reference Queries 59,269 49,929 64,169 57,043 37,290
Initial Circulation 435,964 410,804 305,656 272,152 253,797
Successful Full Text Articles 6,047,758 * 6,095,066 6,032,231 7,570,752
Regular Database Searches 5,435,800 * 12,528,363 8,543,356 8,687,291
Librarians & Prof Staff 178 181 190 185 193
Support Staff 152 161 156 155 161
Total Collections Expenditures 16,433,168 16,067,994 18,005,455 16,819,463 21,153,133
Total Library Expenditures 45,285,020 42,600,723 46,115,522 44,407,936 50,211,233
UW STATISTICS 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Total Fulltime Students 43,587 45,489 46,859 47,957 49,257
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 11,492 11,893 12,116 12,457 12,690
PhDs Awarded 1,277 1,402 1,400 1,318 1,339
PhD Fields 85 94 114 114 116
Total Teaching Faculty 3,625 3,897 3,999 4,019 4,311

*Not available for 2013-14

UW Seattle

Includes Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Seattle 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Volumes held 9,108,185 9,228,981 9,519,559 8,774,483 8,775,946
Total Interlibrary Lending 35,884 38,526 48,011 53,398 50,353
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 74,845 76,102 63,763 87,660 90,820
Group Presentations 745 934 903 692 746
Presentation Participants 16,039 24,677 22,290 17,005 18,815
Reference Queries 36,198 43,825 57,413 50,192 33,700
Initial Circulation 373,216 354,346 261,462 232,428 218,074
Librarians & Prof Staff 154 150 160 157 164
Support Staff 138 138 136 134 141
Total Collections Expenditures 15,024,455 15,037,246 16,470,510 15,693,619 19,378,378
Total Library Expenditures 41,639,293 38,556,309 41,392,727 40,250,601 45,148,061
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Total Fulltime Students 37,177 38,327 39,111 40,073 40,301
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 10,929 11,277 11,407 11,696 11,921
PhDs Awarded 1,277 1,402 1,400 1,293 1,335
PhD Fields 85 94 114 114 115
Total Teaching Faculty 3,313 3,538 3,598 3,569 3,821

UW Bothell

UW Bothell
2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Volumes held 114,049 117,640 118,611 118,845 120,664
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 562 359 412 379 354
Presentation Participants 9,849 10,768 8,579 7,282 6,823
Reference Queries 3,734 2,132 3,041 3,321 1,490
Initial Circulation 38,590 30,747 24,776 21,966 19,236
Librarians 17 23 21 20 21
Support Staff 8 14 12 12 11
Total Collections Expenditures 693,414 458,315 753,115 496,909 823,366
Total Library Expenditures 2,095,699 2,493,896 2,888,373 2,493,511 3,067,571
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Total Fulltime Students 3,320 3,699 4,059 4,407 4,809
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 282 267 317 355 383
Total Teaching Faculty 158 175 187 216 238

UW Tacoma

UW Tacoma
2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Volumes held 112,041 117,147 123,187 127,764 131,743
Total Interlibrary Lending n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Interlibrary Borrowing n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Group Presentations 121 218 173 200 180
Presentation Participants 2,832 5,115 3,953 4,658 4,443
Reference Queries 2,739 3,343 3,715 3,530 2,100
Initial Circulation 24,158 25,711 19,418 17,758 16,487
Librarians 7 8 9 8 8
Support Staff 6 9 8 9 9
Total Collections Expenditures 715,299 572,433 781,830 628,935 951,389
Total Library Expenditures 1,550,028 1,550,518 1,834,422 1,663,824 1,995,601
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Total Fulltime Students 3,090 3,463 3,689 3,477 4,147
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 281 349 392 406 386
Total Teaching Faculty 154 184 214 234 252

Statistics are provided as reported to the Association of Research Libraries.