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langsam library

UC Libraries supports the University of Cincinnati's undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs and includes the Walter C. Langsam Library, the Archives and Rare Books Library, the Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library and eight college and department libraries serving applied science, architecture, art, biology, chemistry, classics, design, education, engineering, geology, health sciences, mathematics, music, physics, and planning. Other libraries at UC include the Blue Ash Library, Clermont College Library and the Law Library.

UC Libraries by Key Numbers (as reported to the Association of Research Libraries for 2017/18)

  • Number of Libraries = 10 (13 counting the jurisdictions)
  • Total Volumes = 4,451,891
  • E-books = 1,7,64,051
  • Library Catalog Hits = 12,493,571
  • Library Website Views = 1,444,037
  • Library Website Visitors = 252,414
  • LiBlog Visits = 64,381
  • Full-text Articles Downloaded = 2,470,761
  • Regular Searches (databases) = 5,212,732
  • Total Circulation (print and other items) = 88,629
  • Reference Questions Answered = 34,521
  • Library Presentations to Groups = 1,016
  • Participants in Group Presentations = 21,381
  • Items Loaned (Interlibrary Loan) = 24,452
  • Items Borrowed (Interlibrary Loan) = 18,379
  • Gate Count for all Libraries = 1,841,910
  • Total Staff (including student assistants) = 166
  • Total Number of Students (graduate & undergraduate) = 55,379

For more about UC Libraries, download the Guide.