Library Stats

Collections

Print books

71,063

Electronic books

301,687

Print & electronic serials

58,683

Video *

29,270

Images**

1,000,000+ 

Archives

180 linear meters

*includes: DVD, VHS, archival videos and streaming titles
**includes visual resource collections and licensed digital image databases



Loans and Use of Collections

Book and video loans

17,729

Slide loans

91

Digital image usage*

7,889

E-journal article retrievals

130,065

E-book section retrievals

285,543

Summon searches**

131,431

Library home page visits**

81,078

Subject guide page views (Libguides)

13,234

* Source: Digital image usage based on ArtStor usage statistics
** Source: Google Analytics 



FTE

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Total FTE

4157

4106

4022

Library resource expenditure per FTE student

$106

$117

$119



Library Spaces & Services at a Glance

Spaces for Learning & Research*

Seating capacity

231

Computer workstations

41

Study rooms

4

Number of visitors (turnstile counts)

191,300

   *Includes Learning Zone and Visual Resources

Teaching & Learning Services

(Source:CARL Statistics)

Library Instruction

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

Instructional sessions

56

40

36

38

Participants

2697

1996

2058

1096

Reference

 

 

 

 

In-person*

4503

4793

4189

2423

Virtual

155

178

210

60

E-Reserves**

 

 

 

 

Items on reserve

-

207

962

1607

ILL stats

 

 

 

 

   Borrowed

555

438

421

260

   Loaned

124

121

113

70

*includes Learning Zone and Visual Resources reference statistics
**service was implemented in September, 2013



Convenient & Accessible Services

Wireless

Yes

24/7 access via proxy

Yes

Online communication

‘Ask A Librarian’ chat service, Facebook, Twitter

E-reserves

Web links in CANVAS

Get it @ OCAD

Direct ejournal linking

Alternate formats service

Registration through Centre for Students with Disabilities/Human Resources

Self-check-out

Yes

Integrated one-card

Yes

Photocopiers & scanners

Yes

B&W and Colour printing

Yes

Tools & equipment loans

Available in the Learning Zone

Library Resource Expenditures 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
One time resource purchases $116,039 $105,601 $105,143
Books $63,592 $66,574 $80,828
Electronic resources $44,165 $31,086 $19,667
Video & images $8,282 $7,941 $4,648
Ongoing resource purchases $322,611 $375,731 $372,426
Print periodical subscriptions $30,749 $30,423 $30,357
Electronic resources $190,029 $228,373 $229,816
Collection support tools* $91,741 $96,401 $93,023
Video & images $10,092 $20,534 $19,230
Total Resource Expenditures $438,650 $481,332 $477,569

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