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Gate Count for Boatwright Library (Number of Visitors to Building)

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Entrances 596,414 557,349 557,968 572,228 525,370 577,303 509,498

Checkout (Circulation) Statistics - All materials excluding reserves

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Total Number of Materials Circulated 101,472 105,874 89,210 71,615 61,363 61,071 57,170

Current Number of Volumes

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Total number of book volumes 509,646 518,235 521,875 530,799 536,937 544,988 555,452

Interlibrary Loan Statistics

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Total number of materials provided to other libraries 8,275 7.975 6,756 6,232 6,412 6,598 8,166
Total number of materials borrowed from other libraries 4,898 4,270 3,585 2,912 3,477 5,054 4,793

Total Visits to the Library Catalog

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Visits 418,622 417,958 397,896 371,435 272,375 231,503 328,904

Total Visits to the Library Website

Years 2007-2008 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Visits 696,661 531,735 460,393 469,465 335,772 258,943 568,078

Reference Question Transactions

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Number of questions asked 10,469 11,458 8,793 9,471 7,484 4,019 4,616

Library Instruction Class Sessions

Years 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Number of presentations 331 339 317 305 355 325 284
Number of participants 5,839 4,845 3,744 4,764 5,564 4,680 4,235

Assessment Contact Information

Sojourna Cunningham
Social Sciences Librarian
scunning@richmond.edu
804-289-8977