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Annex Project Statistics

Project start date, July 17, 2006

Load Statistics (As of October 31, 2014)

  • Volumes loaded to date: 1,653,876
  • Trays used to store materials: 115,524
  • Shelves filled to date: 9,813
  • The Library Annex is 57.48% filled.
    • Module 1: 97.91% filled
    • Module 2: 16.55% filled
    • Film Module: 17.14% filled

 

Retrieval Statistics (As of October 31, 2014)

  • Retrievals to date: 73,283
  • Retrievals for electronic delivery: 37,578
  • Percentage of Item Retrievals from entire collection: 4.43%

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Users check out nearly 300,000 items every year
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