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Cook Library by the Numbers

Cook Library by the Numbers

subpagepic Cook Library is happy to be a one-stop shop for helping students, faculty, staff, and alumni find and evaluate information. A look at our statistics from the last fiscal year tells part of the story of how the library contributes to the Towson University community.

9,086,327 Database and service queries at Cook Library
1,932,462 Number of successful full-text article requests from journals

730,311 Volumes held by Cook Library
97,157 eBooks catalogued in Cook Library
46,481 Serials available for use at Cook Library

56,022 Resources circulated to students, faculty, and staff
6,365 Items borrowed from Cook Library by other institutions
5,925 Items lent through Cook Library from other institutions

15,702 Research help sessions conducted at Cook Library
4,136 Scholars served via online research help sessions with librarians

867 Information Literacy instruction sessions

423 Average number of database and service queries per student
90 Average number of full-text articles requested per student

Written by Sarah Gilchrist and Patty MacDonald

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