Temple University Library System Summary: 2014 - 15

Titles and Volumes

Volumes
  Paley System Law Library Health Sciences
Center Library
All Libraries
Titles held (June 30, 2015) 3,308,939 124,156 82,783 3,515,878
Volumes held (print and electronic) 4,007,643 477,047 164,616 4,649,306
Electronic books 920,973 8,631 15,324 906,720

Expenditures

Expenditures
  Paley System Law Library Health Sciences
Center Library
All Libraries
Total library materials 7,866,871 671,668 2,545,969 11,084,508
One time expenditures 1,346,093 20,992 210,475 1,577,560
Ongoing resource expenditures 6,245,467 635,632 2,323,739 9,204,838
Collection Support 275,311 15,044 11,755 302,110
Total salaries and wages 6,175,655 769,579 982,790 7,928,024
Professional staff 4,076,129 495,041 584,170 5,155,340
Support staff 1,500,088 174,647 295,114 1,969,849
Student assistants 599,438 99,891 103,506 802,835
Other operating expenditures 2,791,269 159,034 252,340 3,202,643
Total library expenditures 168,833,794 1,600,281 3,781,099 22,543,405

Personnel and Public Services

Personnel and Public Services
  Paley System (includes SCRC) Law Library Health Sciences
Center Library
All Libraries
Total FTE staff 138 19 23 180
Professional staff (FTE) 55 8 8 71
Support staff (FTE) 48 5 9 62
Student assistants (FTE) 34 6 6 46
# of library presentations to groups 1,454 4 127 1,585
# of participants in group presentations 35,869 234 2422 38,525
# of reference transactions 30,946 996 1196 33,138
# of initial circulations 160,987 624 2574 164,185
Interlibrary Loan: Lending to Other Libraries 21,847 2 714 22,563
Interlibrary Loan: Borrowing from Other Libraries 23,055 500 915 24,470

Library Website and E-Resource Use

Local Characteristics
  Library System

Full-Text Electronic Journal Article Downloads

2,475,124
Database Searches 8,625,070
Library Website Visits 1,269,163
Unique Visitors to Website 588,745
Digital Collections (ContentDM) Visits 119,982
Unique Visitors to Digital Collections 95,160

Source: Figures as submitted to the Association of Research Libraries, October, 2015

Prepared by: N.B. Turner