UO Libraries Quick Facts

UO LIBRARIES - QUICK FACTS

A snapshot of the UO Libraries as of June 30, 2014

Facilities:

  • Architecture and Allied Arts Library
  • Global Scholars Hall Library Commons
  • John E. Jaqua Law Library
  • Knight Library (main library)
    • Center for Media and Educational Technologies
    • Digital Scholarship Center
    • Network Startup Resource Center
    • Special Collections and University Archives
  • Science Library
    • Mathematics Library
    • Rippey Library (Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston)
  • Portland Library and Learning Commons

 

Fiscal Year 2014 Expenditures   % change from
previous fiscal year
Unclassified staff $5,111,225 7.9%
Classified staff $3,495,396 4.3%
Students $1,119,420 0.6%
Other payroll expense $5,009,065 4.7%
Collection purchases $2,414,270 -16.9%
Access to information content $5,133,216 12.5%
Technology $1,454,918 31.7%
Other supplies and services (incl. Price Science Commons planning costs) $2,155,024 70.8%
Staff development, travel $244,724 -2.6%
Total expenditure $26,137,258 11.2%

Endowments:

one year change

 

The libraries have 73 endowments (or quasi-endowments)

+3

 

The market value of these was $26.35 million as of 06/30/14

11.2%

Human Resources:

one year change

 

Faculty (NTTF)

Officers of Administration

58

27

+3 FTE

+2 FTE

 

Classified staff

80

-4 FTE

 

Student staff (including Graduate Teaching Fellows)

61

no change

 

 

Headcount of student employees (approx.)

315

Technology:

one year % change

 

Public computers in libraries & labs (includes classrooms)

524

5.4%

 

Laptops available for student checkout

12

20%

 

Learning management system:  Blackboard Learn

 

 

 

Library catalog, public interface:  Primo  (Ex Libris)

 

 

Library catalog, technical platform:  Alma  (Ex Libris)

Collections:

one year % change

 

Titles held (various formats)

2,145,929

0.8%

 

Items held (various formats)

3,245,882

0.4%

 

Orbis Cascade Alliance titles

9 million

n/a

                   

Orbis Cascade Alliance items 

     29 million

n/a

Use of Collections and Services:

one year change

 

Door count - typical week Fall Term 2012

51,382

-1.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Initial circulation (excluding reserves)

      140,724

-11.4%

 

Reserves circulation

45,624

-5.8%

 

Total circulation

(includes reserves and renewals)

230,228

-9.0%

 

Items borrowed (from other libraries)

59,165

-5.1%

 

Items loaned (to other libraries)

66,526

-1.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full-text articles, videos, maps retrieved from licensed resources

2,001,976

0.2%

 

Full-text e-books retrieved

 

642,068

47.1%

 

Virtual visits to library website (libweb)

2,454,379

15.6%

 

Number of items in local digital collections

832,915

15.9%

 

Item views in local digital collections

5,059,591

14.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference questions answered - total

38,963

-2.0%

 

 

In person or by telephone

24,374

-3.2%

 

 

Virtual (e-mail, chat)

14,589

0.2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classroom instruction, presentations

845

-26.4%

 

Classroom instruction, participants

22,070

34.4%

 

 

 

 

 

Memberships:

 

 

 

National Advocacy and Research

 

 

 

· Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

 

 

 

· Coalition for Networked Information

 

 

 

· Council on Library and Information Resources

 

 

 

· EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

 

 

 

· New media Consortium

 

· OCLC Research Library Partnership

 

 

 

· SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)

 

 

 

Information Access and Preservation

 

 

 

· arXiv.org  (open access research in math and science)

 

 

 

· Center for Research Libraries

 

 

· CLOCKSS:  Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe

 

 

 

· Portico  (e-journal preservation)

 

 

 

· Public Library of Science (PLoS)

 

 

 

· SCOAP3 (particle physics open access)

 

 

 

· WEST: Western Regional Storage Trust

 

 

 

Library Collaborations

 

 

 

· Greater Western Library Alliance

 

 

 

· OCLC: Online Computer Library Center

 

 

 

· Orbis Cascade Alliance

 

 

 

· Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information, contact:
Nancy Slight-Gibney
Assistant Dean, Library Resource Management
Knight Library Room 115E
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299
(541) 346-1831 (voice), (541) 346-3485 (fax)

Created by nsg on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Nov 14, 2014