3,746,951 books (print and online)

15,846 DVDs and videos

104,330 current serials titles including 102,726 electronic journals

2,961 print serials

138,197 Items checked out ; 213,659 total circulations, incl. renewals



Approx. 160,000 sq. ft.

13 group study rooms (Richter)


Reference & Instruction

892 classes, workshops, orientations, and presentations to UM students, faculty, or staff

14,503 participants (many have attended more than 1 session)

35,594 reference transactions


Interlibrary Loan Services

23,721 items loaned to other libraries

8,364 items borrowed for students, faculty and staff


Library Personnel

89 Professionals (including library faculty and administrative/professional staff)

95 Support Staff

45 FTE student assistants



Open 122 hours per week during Fall & Spring semesters

Richter Library open 24/7 during Fall & Spring finals.


Note: These numbers include the separately-administered Law Library.