Facts and Figures

Public Page Statistics

[Resources]

  • UCI Libraries’ facilities include 350,000 square feet in four locations:
    • Jack Langson Library
    • Science Library
    • Grunigen Medical Library
    • Libraries Gateway Study Center
  • These buildings contain
    • o Over 3,300 public seats
    • o Over 500 public computers
  • The Libraries employ 171 full-time equivalent staff
    • 48 librarians and professionals
    • 95 staff
    • 28 full-time equivalent positions filled by over 174 student employees
  • Annual Expenditures
    • Approximately $20 million

[Collections]

  • The UCI Libraries’ electronic and print collection includes approximately:
    • Over 3.7 million volumes
    • Over 1.3 million electronic books
    • 150,736 journals and serials
    • 110,033 government documents
    • 112,797 audio/visual materials, multimedia, maps, photographs, and other graphic materials
    • The Libraries Special Collections preserves 640 archival collections that include over 1 million original documents and photographs

[Services]

  •  On an annual basis: 
    • Librarians answer nearly 13,000 research and reference questions.
    • Librarians provide research instruction to over 18,000 individuals.
    • UCI Libraries’ buildings receive over 1.7 million visits (averaging to over 4,800 per day).
    • The Libraries’ website receives nearly 5.3 million virtual visits (averaging to over 14,000 per day).
    • UCI Libraries’ facilities are open 19 hours during a typical day and 111 hours during a typical week. Study centers are open 24 hours per day during finals week. 
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