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Selected Library Statistics by Campus

All Campuses

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

UW Libraries 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Volumes held (includes electronic books)
9,463,768 9,761,357 9,021,092 9,028,353 9,247,769
Electronic books (E-books) only 619,007 833,635 977,481 1,062,995 1,154,379
Total Interlibrary Lending 38,526 48,011 53,398 50,353 51,245
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 76,102 63,763 87,660 90,820 95,784
Group Presentations 1,511 1,488 1,271 1,280 1,164
Presentation Participants 40,560 34,822 28,945 30,081 26,111
Reference Queries 49,929 64,169 57,043 37,290 32,755
Initial Circulation 410,804 305,656 272,152 253,797 234,991
Successful Full Text Articles * 6,095,066 6,032,231 7,570,752 6,890,594
Regular Database Searches * 12,528,363 8,543,356 8,687,291 8,521,096
Librarians & Prof Staff 181 190 185 193 188
Support Staff 161 156 155 161 153
Total Collections Expenditures 16,067,994 18,005,455 16,819,463 21,153,133 18,370,609
Total Library Expenditures 42,600,723 46,115,522 44,407,936 50,211,233 47,389,161
UW STATISTICS 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Total Fulltime Students 45,489 46,859 47,957 49,257 50,147
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 11,893 12,116 12,457 12,690 12,802
PhDs Awarded 1,402 1,400 1,318 1,339 1,361
PhD Fields 94 114 114 116 118
Total Teaching Faculty 3,897 3,999 4,019 4,311 4,380

*Not available for 2013-14

UW Seattle

Includes Health Sciences and Law Libraries

UW Seattle 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Volumes held 9,228,981 9,519,559 8,774,483 8,775,946 8,994,763
Total Interlibrary Lending 38,526 48,011 53,398 50,353 51,245
Total Interlibrary Borrowing 76,102 63,763 87,660 90,820 95,784
Group Presentations 934 903 692 746 737
Presentation Participants 24,677 22,290 17,005 18,815 16,709
Reference Queries 43,825 57,413 50,192 33,700 29,789
Initial Circulation 354,346 261,462 232,428 218,074 202,003
Librarians & Prof Staff 150 160 157 164 160
Support Staff 138 136 134 141 134
Total Collections Expenditures 15,037,246 16,470,510 15,693,619 19,378,378 17,334,011
Total Library Expenditures 38,556,309 41,392,727 40,250,601 45,148,061 43,179,622
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Total Fulltime Students 38,327 39,111 40,073 40,301 40,750
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 11,277 11,407 11,696 11,921 11,991
PhDs Awarded 1,402 1,400 1,293 1,335 1,360
PhD Fields 94 114 114 115 117
Total Teaching Faculty 3,538 3,598 3,569 3,821 3,912

UW Bothell

UW Bothell
2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Volumes held 117,640 118,611 118,845 120,664 119,564
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 359 412 379 354 344
Presentation Participants 10,768 8,579 7,282 6,823 7,006
Reference Queries 2,132 3,041 3,321 1,490 1,486
Initial Circulation 30,747 24,776 21,966 19,236 17,626
Librarians 23 21 20 21 21
Support Staff 14 12 12 11 11
Total Collections Expenditures 458,315 753,115 496,909 823,366 484,057
Total Library Expenditures 2,493,896 2,888,373 2,493,511 3,067,571 2,597,469
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Total Fulltime Students 3,699 4,059 4,407 4,809 5,007
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 267 317 355 383 366
Total Teaching Faculty 175 187 216 238 221

UW Tacoma

UW Tacoma
2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Volumes held 117,147 123,187 127,764 131,743 133,442
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 218 173 200 180 83
Presentation Participants 5,115 3,953 4,658 4,443 2,396
Reference Queries 3,343 3,715 3,530 2,100 1,480
Initial Circulation 25,711 19,418 17,758 16,487 15,362
Librarians 8 9 8 8 7
Support Staff 9 8 9 9 8
Total Collections Expenditures 572,433 781,830 628,935 951,389 552,541
Total Library Expenditures 1,550,518 1,834,422 1,663,824 1,995,601 1,612,070
CAMPUS STATISTICS 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Total Fulltime Students 3,463 3,689 3,477 4,147 4,390
Total Fulltime Graduate Students 349 392 406 386 445
Total Teaching Faculty 184 214 234 252 247

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