Statistics

In a year the average SMC student:

Goes to the library 70 times
Visits the library website 60 times 
Searches research databases 90 times
Checks out 15 books and other items

The Durick Library collection includes:

390,000 books, including over 160,000 ebooks
101,000 online journals
5,000 DVDs
160 research databases

In 2012-13 SMC students, faculty, and staff:

Visited the library 209,000 times
Searched research databases 250,000 times
Downloaded 179,000 online journal articles
Checked out 43,000 books and other items
Received 2,900 books and articles via interlibrary loan
Asked 1,300 research questions

The SMC library staff consists of:

9 librarians and 11 other permanent staff members
50 student workers