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About the Libraries: Statistics

MSU Libraries Fact Sheet

2016-2017 Quick Facts

  • 600,158 visitors
  • Over 1.5 million database searches
  • Library resources accessed from 120 different countries
  • 6,226 information questions answered
  • 5,858 students reached through information literacy instruction
  • 1,117 writing consultations in the Racer Writing Center
  • _______ speaking appointments in the Racer Oral Communications Center

Collection Stats

Collections
Books paper 340,318
  electronic 185,486
     
Journal subscriptions print 321
  electronic 653
     
Database subscriptions   128
     
Media   16079
     
Microforms   38
     
Digital Archive Objects    
   

 

Public Services

2016-2017

  • Waterfield Library
    • 5,229 Questions answered
    • 261 Instruction sessions with 5,601 participants
  •  Special Collections
    • 989 Questions answered
    • 20 Instruction sessions with 257 participants