Library Stats 2017/18

Collections

Print books

75,331

Electronic books

488,501

Print & electronic serials

60,915

Video *

65,087

Images**

1,000,000+ 

Archives

221 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

12,280

Slide loans

0

Digital image usage*

U/A

E-journal article retrievals

139,237

E-book section retrievals

220,564

Summon searches**

100,227

Library home page visits**

58,553

Subject guide page views (Libguides)

12,401

* Source: Information unavailable during this fiscal
** Source: Google Analytics 



FTE

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

Total FTE

4106

4022

3915

4211

Library resource expenditure per FTE student

$117

$119

$125

$159



Library Spaces & Services at a Glance

Spaces for Learning & Research*

Seating capacity

232

Computer workstations

41

Study rooms

4

Number of visitors (turnstile counts)

144,390

   *Includes Learning Zone and Visual Resources

Teaching & Learning Services

(Source: 2017/18 CARL Statistics)

Library Instruction

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

Instructional sessions

40

36

38

67

89

Participants

1996

2058

1096

1973

1935

Reference

 

 

 

 

In-person*

4793

4189

2423

4566

5300

Virtual

178

210

60

75

123

E-Reserves**

 

 

 

 

 

Items on reserve

207

962

1607

1679

2026

ILL stats

 

 

 

 

 

   Borrowed

438

421

260

238

295

   Loaned

121

113

70

110

117

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



Convenient & Accessible Services

Wireless

Yes

24/7 access to online resources

Yes

Online communication

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, email: libraryresearch@ocadu.ca 

E-reserves

Web links in CANVAS

Get it @ OCAD

Direct ejournal linking

Alternate formats service

Registration for students through Student Accessibility Services; Registration for faculty and staff through HR

Self-check-out

No

Integrated one-card

Yes

Photocopiers & scanners

Yes

B&W and Colour printing

Yes

Tools & equipment loans

Available in the Library & Learning Zone

Library Resource Expenditures 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
One time resource purchases $105,601 $105,143 $88,650 $54,197
Books $66,574 $80,828 $71,014 $35,789
Electronic resources $31,086 $19,667 $9,659 $12,161
Video & images $7,941 $4,648 $7,977 $6,247
Ongoing resource purchases $276,794 $279,403 $287,954 $234,518
Print periodical subscriptions $30,423 $30,357 $28,429 $20,411
Electronic resources $246,371 $249,046 $259,525 $214,106
Collection support tools $98,937 $115,704 $112,769 $100,357
Total Resource Expenditures $481,332 $500,250 $489,373 $389,072

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