By Carolyn Muse, Interlibrary Loan
Since the service’s full inception in the 2013-2014 academic calendar year, Interlibrary Loan’s Faculty/Staff Office Delivery has seen marked increases in use. Below are some statistics on the service.
- From 2013-2014 to 2014-2015, there has been a 52% patron number increase and a 31% increase in all materials sent (32% increase in “I Want Its” and 22% increase in ILL Borrowing materials).
- From 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 (currently in progress) there has been a 42% percent increase in number of patrons using the service.
- From 2014-2015 to 2015-2016 (currently in progress), there has been a 14% percent increase in number of patrons using the service.
- Looking at the data with the largest numbers of materials checked out (first week of January) there has been an 11% increase in all materials sent (23% increase in “I Want It” requests) from 2013-2014 to 2015-2016 (currently in progress).
The current projections look to increase with continued word-of-mouth among patrons within same buildings/complexes (i.e. Outreach, Old Main, Weaver Bldg.), advertisements on bookmarks/flyers as well as on the Interlibrary Loan Department’s website and overwhelmingly positive feedback about the service.
For more information on the service, see
For monthly stats on the service, see