Healey Library Statistics FY17

Healey Library Staff*

Librarians & Faculty FTE Professional Staff FTE Support Staff FTE Student Assistants FTE Total Staff & Faculty FTE
(incl students)
15 4.5 6.5 7 33

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL


Physical and Electronic Collections*

Titles Serials Media Databases
Physical Collections 394,213 9,655 6,498 N/A
Electronic Collections 563,718 57,699 144,262 111

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL

Open Access Digital Collections

ScholarWorks OpenArchives
Number of documents available via institutional repository Number of unique digital archival items
8,533 20,357

Archival Physical Collections

Total number of archival collections Number of new accessions in FY17 Linear feet of archival and special collections
432 133 6,150


Instructional Sessions

ROI = Reference, Outreach, and Instruction department

UASC = University Archives and Special Collections department

Total Instructional Sessions
Total Sessions Total Participants
ROI 442 7,742
UASC 21 294
Total 463 8,036
Instructional Sessions by Audience
Undergrad Sessions Undergrad Participants Graduate Sessions Graduate Participants General Sessions General Participants
ROI 359 6,827 51 783 32 132
UASC 13 220 3 27 5 47
Total 372 7,047 54 810 37 179

Reference and Research Support

Total Reference Interactions

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)*

Total number of filled requests received from other libraries or providers Total number of filled requests provided to other libraries
13,162 5,225

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL

Physical Circulation Count*

Initial circulation of physical items

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL



Healey Library Electronic Resources Healey Library Web Resources UMBrella Searches Healey Library Open Access Digital Collections
34,153,391 EZproxy hits 995,036 page views N/A
(UMBrella launched January 2018)
1,391,703 downloads/views


Healey Library Electronic Resources Number of Hits/Views
Initial circulation of e-books/streaming media* 5,477,701
E-book usage (BR1)* 7,631
E-journal usage (JR1)* 723,559
EZproxy 34,153,391 
Healey Library Web Resources Number of Page Views
LibGuides and LibAnswers 194,478 
Healey Library Blogs (Healey Library News, UASC News, Calf Pasture Pumping Station website) 32,311 
Library Website (including Databases A-Z)  768, 247 
Discovery Service Number of Searches
UMBrella N/A (UMBrella launched January 2018)
Healey Library Open Access Digital Collections Number of Downloads/Views
ScholarWorks (Institutional Repository) Downloads (bepress) 1,366,284
Digital Archival Material Views (CONTENTdm, Soundcloud, Vimeo) 25,419

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL

Updates from UMass Boston's Healey Library