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Library Profile: 2016

Our users:

  • visited Langsdale 109,329 times, averaging 600 visitors on a semester weekday
  • used Langsdale’s computers 70,154  times
  • borrowed laptops 509 times, and iPads 88 times
  • used Langsdale 29,670 times for studying (non-computing areas)
  • used Langsdale 21,404 times for group study
  • made 120,363 visits to Langsdale’s website and viewed 312,607 pages, including 9,985 for Special Collections.
  • viewed 21,511 digital items (page views) from UB’s Special Collections and viewed photographs from UB’s Flickr site 75,985 times  and video footage from the Internet Archive 32,023 times
  • borrowed and renewed almost 16,094 UB and USM materials
  • checked out 1,172 reserve books
  • received 3,573 items through intercampus borrowing and 5,773 items through Interlibrary loan
  • viewed e-books 3,534 times
  • asked 19,570 reference questions (which includes questions asked of Circulation and Special Collections).

Our faculty and staff:

  • taught 112 course-related instruction sessions with 2,045 students
  • taught 10 sections of INFO 110 and 41 WRIT 300 sections
  • processed 7,991 volumes (print and electronic books, print journals, games, and DVDs)
  • processed 1,317 new reserve items (electronic, streaming media and print)*
             *this does not include reposting existing items

For more information, see Langsdale's annual report.

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