Planning & Assessment

Library Collection by the Numbers

As of March 31, 2021

  • Audiovisual resources86,628 items
  • DVD5,068 items
  • VHS1,874 items
  • Streaming video78,801 items
  • Other885 items
  • Monographs745,283 items
  • Print Books157,545 items
  • E-books586,077 items
  • Heritage Collection1,4328items
  • Other233 items
  • Journal subscriptions73,981 titles
  • Print108 titles
  • Electronic73,873 titles
  • Licensed databases144 subscriptions
  • Print periodicals78,954 issues
Use of the Collection

From April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

Physical collection

  • Audiovisual resources79 checkouts
  • Books2,925 checkouts
  • Course reserves6 checkouts
  • Periodicals117 checkouts
  • Supplies1 checkout
  • Other types76 checkouts

Not all of the library's physical collections were available because of COVID.

Digital collection

  • E-books67,213 views
  • Journal articles347,775 views
  • Streaming videos228,829 views

Usage data is not available for all digital resources.

Use of Services and Facilities

From April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

Physical Libraries

  • Visitors0
  • Group study bookings0

The library facilities were not open to visitors for the entire year.

Library Web Site

  • Visitors52,853
  • Visits232,618
  • Page views398,650


  • Reference questions answered2,020
  • Classes taught22
  • Interlibrary loan items requested390
  • Interlibrary loan items received323
  • Interlibrary loan items supplied220
  • Media booking requests59
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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