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Library Statistics Dashboard

A visualization of library data.

Book Use: Print and Electronic

Lavery Library works hard to bring you all types of books and media. Responding to the needs of Fisher, in 2012-2013, Lavery Library added ebooks to the collection. Since this time we’ve seen their use steadily increase.

book and media checkouts chart


More than just books . . .

Lavery Library is committed to offering a variety of materials to support the learning and leisure of our students. From items placed on course reserve by a professor, to laptop chargers or a Super Nintendo, the library has more than just books (but we love those, too!).

checkout desk chart

Databases - Full Text Downloads

Lavery Library has access to more than 150 databases, offering 24/7 access for Fisher students, as well as faculty and staff. Here are just a few of the most popular databases at Lavery Library, see how full text downloads have changed over the years.

apa psycnet downloads chart

ebsco downloads chart

ovid downloads chart

jstor downloads chart

project muse downloads chart

proquest downloads chart

sage downloads chart

science direct downloads chart

taylor and francis downloads chart

Interlibrary Loan--Who uses it anyway?

Which school has the highest number of Interlibrary Loan requests? By patron type, who are our heaviest users of Interlibrary Loan?

Lavery Library filled 95% of all Interlibrary Loan requests during the last academic year!

Total Requests per Year
2015-2016: 9693
2016-2017: 9330
2017-2018: 9414
2018-2019: 8790