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Annual Report 2010-2011


Services by User Type 2011

How the campus community uses some of our services and collections


Other ways in which we serve the local community, Iowans, and researchers around the world

  • Over 1,088,000 unique visitors from 205 countries/territories, viewed 11,064,000 million pages
  • Iowa Digital Library - 786,384 page views, accessing over 160,000 unique pages
  • 895 community borrowing cards were issued
  • Our library resources were searched over 3.9 million times
  • Interlibrary Loan provided 28,650 articles to other libraries: of those, 8,270 were from our electronic journals. Some license agreements allow us to deliver these e-articles to those who can’t access them off campus
  • Interlibrary loan staff supplied 10,928 loans and copies to 91 of the 99 counties in Iowa. Out of all 45,030 filled requests, 24% went to Iowans.

Reference and Instruction

  • Over 67,000 reference questions were answered (49,556 in-person, and 21,095 electronically)
  • We had over 18,500 participants in 994 instructional sessions.  53% of participants were undergraduates.