Statistical Highlights

Consistently ranked as one of the top ten academic research libraries in North America, the University Library makes available an extraordinary array of resources and services. The University Library has physical locations throughout the University of Michigan campus and offers a wealth of resources in traditional as well as digital formats. The Library's expert staff is committed to helping patrons tap into the full potential of these information resources and to providing a full spectrum of assistance for research and teaching. Staff help students at every step in their educational career and work closely with faculty and graduate students to support their research needs.


  University Library All Campus Libraries *
Volumes 14,283,067 15,739,378
Total Current Serials 291,791  
Items in Deep Blue (Institutional Repository)   125,239
Downloads from Deep Blue   12,261,614
E-book Sections Downloaded  4,892,037  
E-journal Articles Downloaded  11,960,833 12,549,348
Reference Transactions 39,957 48,822
Library Presentations 1,335 1,569
Participants in Group Presentations 33,065 37,049
Circulation 440,149  
Interlibrary Loans Provided 67,703 69,446
Interlibrary Loans Received 39,562 40,773
Professional Staff (FTE) 168 226
Support Staff (FTE) 299 348
Student Assistants (FTE) 65 83
Materials $25,291,503 $29,230,104
Salaries & Wages $29,399,381 $36,239,271
Visitors to the Library 3,191,844 3,336,685
*This is the data reported on the Association of Research Libraries Statistics Survey
It represents combined data for University Library, Bentley Library, Clements Library, Law Library, and Kresge Library Services.

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Last modified: 02/14/2020