Schurz Library by the Numbers

  • 151,483 visits to the library website
  • 4,741 reference questions; 172 research consultations, 9,494 directional
  • 5,297 students received library instruction or tours
  • 20,225 visits to library LibGuides
  • 1,912 streaming media views
  • 4,733 items were interlibrary loaned; 1,746 articles or books from library delivered
  • 5,682 downloads from the online scholarly and archives repositories
  • Study rooms booked 3,689 hours, conference rooms 620 hours

Services

  • 24/7 off-campus access to hundreds of e-journals and e-books
  • Open 95 hours a week
  • Ask-a-Librarian via chat, email and text
  • Research and Tech help in the Hammes Information Commons
  • Research consultations
  • Media equipment checkout

Facilities

  • 80,811 square feet on 6 floors, includes beautiful 5th floor atrium
  • 99 PCs and 6 Macs, plus various scanners; printing stations on 1st and 3rd floors
  • 16 study rooms (12 of which can be booked online); 2 bookable conference rooms
  • Quiet study floor - 2nd floor
  • Adaptive Technology Room on 1st floor
  • Coffee/snacks, TV, and microwave in Dorene Dwyer Hammes Media Commons & Café

Last reviewed: 03/2017