Statistics 2018

Library at a glance

Further information is contained in the Library's Annual Report 2018.

All percentages refer to change compared with the previous year.

Collections

Total collections
4,709,368 +5.2%

Print
3,053,993  -0.2%

Electronic
1,655,888  +16.7%

  • Serials
    139,286  +16.7%
  • Books
    1,514,723  +16.7%
  • Databases
    1,879  -13.8%

Loans & Enquiries

Total loans and renewals
758,034  +5.7%

Ask.Monash
1490 Library related enquiries received by Monash Connect.  604 (41%) were escalated to the Library.

By telephone
(Direct to Library)
5,598 *
*Excluding Nov/Dec 2018. incomplete data due to change in system. 

Online Access

eResource downloads
from COUNTER compliant vendors 

18,702,913   +13%

  • Book sections 8,821,732   +33.78%
  • Journals 9,881181   -0.75%

Library-created eLearning resources

  • 141 Library Guides -- 6,335,973 views +5.4%
  • 260 YouTube videos -- 89,347 views, 148,965 minutes watch time
  • 37 Library-owned active Moodle courses for student learning,
  • 5 new Moodle courses created in 2018, 260,985 views

Research and learning online

  • 1,628,376 Unique page views
  • Academic integrity tutorial -- 48,677 unique page views +7.2%
  • Citing and referencing tutorial -- 110,244 unique page views +53.7%

Research Repository accesses

  • 963,414 Figshare views  +42.2%
  • 150,022  Figshare downloads  +91.7%

Research and Learning skills

Total skill development program sessions
2169 sessions, with 72,497 participants  +36%

60% of programs were delivered in-curriculum.
40% of these used a blended learning approach.

6,175 drop-in sessions at Library Research and Learning points  +11%

1,134 1:1 consultations with student or staff researchers

Library visits

4,121,311   visits to 6 Library branches