Statistics

In a year the average SMC student:

Goes to the library 65 times
Visits the library website 50 times 
Searches research databases 70 times
Checks out 13 books and other items

The Durick Library collection includes:

430,000 books, including over 200,000 ebooks
113,000 online journals and magazines
5,000 DVDs
160 research databases

In 2013-14 SMC students, faculty, and staff:

Visited the library 182,000 times
Searched research databases 200,000 times
Downloaded 213,000 online journal articles
Checked out 37,000 books and other items
Received 2,400 books and articles via interlibrary loan
Asked 1,000 research questions

The SMC library staff consists of:

9 librarians and 11 other permanent staff members
50 student workers

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