UO Libraries Quick Facts

UO LIBRARIES - QUICK FACTS

A snapshot of the UO Libraries as of June 30, 2013

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 2013 Expenditures   % change from
previous fiscal year
Unclassified staff $4,739,022 5.5%
Classified staff $3,352,437 6.3%
Students $1,113,153 28.1%
Other payroll expense $4,784,426 4.9%
Collection purchases $2,906,326 4.4%
Access to information content $4,563,308 9.3%
Technology $1,104,371 35.4%
Other supplies and services $1,261,362 101.9%
Staff development, travel $251,202 43.8%
Total expenditure $24,075,607 11.2%

Endowments:

one year change

 

The libraries have 70 endowments (or quasi-endowments)

plus one

 

The market value of these was $23.65 million as of 06/30/13

10.2%

Human Resources:

one year change

 

Faculty (Officers of Administration and NTTF)

80

5 FTE

 

Classified staff

84

-1 FTE

 

Student staff (including Graduate Teaching Fellows)

61

3 FTE

 

 

Headcount of student employees (approx.)

315

15

Technology:

one year % change

 

Public computers in libraries & labs (includes classrooms)

497

38.4%

 

Laptops available for student checkout

10

-50%

 

Learning management system:  Blackboard Learn

 

 

 

Library catalog, public interface:  WorldCat Local (OCLC, Inc.)

 

 

Library catalog, technical platform:  Millennium (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.)

Collections:

one year % change

 

Titles held (various formats)

2,129,406

3.3%

 

Items held (various formats)

3,231,345

2.9%

 

Orbis Cascade Alliance titles

9.2 million

n/a

                   

Orbis Cascade Alliance items 

     28.7 million

n/a

Use of Collections and Services:

one year change

 

Door count - typical week Fall Term 2012

52,398

-1.8%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Initial circulation (excluding reserves)

      158,786

-11.5%

 

Reserves circulation

48,442

-4.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items borrowed (from other libraries)

62,335

-2.2%

 

Items loaned (to other libraries)

67,230

32.9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

2,434,079

2.8%

 

Full-text e-books retrieved

 

436,604

196.7%

 

Virtual visits to library website (libweb)

1,377,372

-4.7%

 

Number of items in local digital collections

718,965

50.5%

 

Item views in local digital collections

4,403,488

49.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference questions answered - total

39,750

-2.4%

 

 

In person or by telephone

25,185

-11.3%

 

 

Virtual (e-mail, chat)

14,565

18.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classroom instruction, presentations

1,148

5.9%

 

Classroom instruction, participants

16,420

-1.4%

 

 

 

 

 

Memberships:

 

 

 

National Advocacy and Research

 

 

 

· Association of Research Libraries

 

 

 

· Coalition for Networked Information

 

 

 

· Council on Library and Information Resources

 

 

 

· EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

 

 

 

· Freedom to Read Foundation (of the American Library Association)

 

· New Media Consortium

 

 

 

· OCLC Research Library Partnership

 

 

 

Information Access and Preservation

 

 

 

· Center for Research Libraries

 

 

 

· CLOCKSS:  Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe

 

 

· Portico

 

 

 

· Public Library of Science (PLoS)

 

 

 

· SCOAP3 (particle physics open access)

 

 

 

· WEST: Western Regional Storage Trust

 

 

 

· XArchive

 

 

 

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
Director, Library Resource Management & Assessment
Knight Library Room 115E
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1299
(541) 346-1831 (voice), (541) 346-3485 (fax)