Healey Library Statistics FY21

Healey Library Staff*

Librarians & Faculty FTE Professional Staff FTE Support Staff FTE Student Assistants FTE Total Staff & Faculty FTE
(incl students)
14 5 6 3.1 28.1

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL


Physical and Electronic Collections*

Titles Serials Media Databases
Physical Collections 386,298 8,258 3,918 N/A
Electronic Collections 696,359 129,387 219,235 192

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL

Open Access Digital Collections

ScholarWorks OpenArchives
Number of documents available via institutional repository Number of unique digital archival items
11,757 25,224

Archival Physical Collections

Total number of archival collections Number of new accessions in FY21 Linear feet of archival and special collections
494 59 11,087


Instructional Sessions

ROI = Reference, Outreach, and Instruction department

UASC = University Archives and Special Collections department

Total Instructional Sessions
Total Sessions Total Participants
ROI 213 4,593
UASC 15 237
Total 228 4,830
Instructional Sessions by Audience
Undergrad Sessions Undergrad Participants Graduate Sessions Graduate Participants General Sessions General Participants
ROI 185 4,048 21 532 7 13
UASC 9 177 6 60 0 0
Total 194 4,225 27 592 7 13

Reference and Research Support

Total Reference Interactions
1,840 questions

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)*

Total number of filled requests received from other libraries or providers Total number of filled requests provided to other libraries
4,863 2,979

*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
page views
779,162 downloads/views


Healey Library Electronic Resources Number of Hits/Views
Initial circulation of e-books/streaming media* 720,919
E-book usage 80,041
Streaming media usage 65,796
E-journal usage 575,082
EZproxy 28,149,290 hits
Healey Library Web Resources Number of Page Views
LibGuides and LibAnswers 1,035,765
page views
Healey Library Blogs (Healey Library News, UASC News, Calf Pasture Pumping Station website, Mass. Memories Road Show website and Volunteer Training Resources website, Boston Police Strike website) 31,390
page views
Library Website (including Databases A-Z) 393,076
page views
Discovery Service Number of Searches
UMBrella 514,561 searches
Healey Library Open Access Digital Collections Number of Downloads/Views
ScholarWorks (Institutional Repository) Downloads (bepress) 376,958 downloads
Digital Archival Material Views (CONTENTdm, Soundcloud, Vimeo) 402,204 views

*As reported to IPEDS/ACRL

Updates from UMass Boston's Healey Library