Planning & Assessment

Library Collection by the Numbers

As of March 31, 2018

  • Audiovisual resources66,816 items
  • DVD4,954 items
  • VHS3,662 items
  • Streaming video57,516 items
  • Other684 items
  • Monographs450,802 items
  • Print Books167,961 items
  • E-books280,702280,702 items
  • Heritage Collection1,476 items
  • Other663 items
  • Journal subscriptions58,763 titles
  • Print267 titles
  • Electronic58,495 titles
  • Licensed databases125 subscriptions
  • Print periodicals280,072 issues
Use of the Collection

From April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Print collection

  • Audiovisual resources2,633 checkouts
  • Books20,905 checkouts
  • Course reserves1,967 checkouts
  • Print periodicals95 checkouts
  • Other items221 checkouts

Digital collection

  • Journal articles533,466 full-text views
  • E-books299,491 chapter views

Usage data is not available for all digital resources.

Use of Services

From April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018

  • Visitors to the library280,210
  • Web pages views765,091
  • Reference questions answered13,818
  • Classes taught170
  • Interlibrary loan items requested894
  • Interlibrary loan items received698
  • Interlibrary loan items supplied801
Departmental Allocations

Presents data visualization on library funds allocated to support academic programs.

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Space Use Study

Undertaken between Fall 2014 and Fall 2015, this study observed patterns of space use in the Abbotsford and Chilliwack libraries.

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LibQUAL measures user perceptions of the library's customer service, collections, and spaces. The UFV community completed the LibQUAL survey in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2013.

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