Quick Facts: FY2022

879,799 In-Person Visits

Carrier Library Exterior
Rose Library Exterior
Music Library Exterior
ETMC Exterior

*Counts do not include ETMC

Services to People


Instruction Sessions


Consultations & Reference Questions Answered


Views of Online Research Guides


Technology Classrooms Supported


Media Production Projects Completed


WordPress Websites Created

Online Teaching and Learning Support

Canvas Courses Supported13,519
Course Sections Evaluated12,171
Faculty Enrolled in Design for Learning Institute374
Faculty Enrolled in Learning Access through Universal Design109
Streaming Videos Created13,494
Streaming Video Views540,371
Streaming Videos Hosted43,201

*Fall 2021-Summer 2022

237 Employees


Full-time Faculty & Staff


Part-time Faculty & Staff


Graduate Assistants


Student Assistants


Expenditures circle chartPersonnel$10,508,199Materials/Services$4,544,235Operations$1,242,959AcademicSoftware/Technologies$1,008,342

Textbook Affordability Efforts

JMU Libraries recently began an initiative to make textbooks more affordable for students.


Students Impacted


Total Cost Avoidance For Students

*Fiscal year 2022. Data is estimated.

Collections Inventory

Books (title count) – Physical500,646
Books (title count) – Electronic1,601,416
Equipment (item count)455
Media – Physical38,102
Media – Electronic325,344
Journals and Other Serials – Physical5,379
Journals and Other Serials – Electronic174,165
Music Scores (physical and electronic)60,851
Manuscripts and Archives642
Items Held in JMU Scholarly Commons institutional repository24,415

Additional Resources

JMU Libraries also provides access to millions of additional resources found in online databases, including over a million streaming music albums.

Collections Usage

Circulation – Physical, not including Equipment14,887
Circulation – Equipment1,439
Circulation – Electronic198,139
Downloads + streaming from JMU Scholarly Commons871,863
Interlibrary Loans Provided to other Libraries11,938
Interlibrary Loans Received for JMU9,441

Data Sources

Views of Online Research Guides, Technology Classrooms, Media Production, Word Press Web Sites, Canvas Courses Supported, Course Sections Evaluated, Faculty Enrollments, Online Streaming Videos, Academic Software Expenses, JMU Scholarly Commons, and textbook affordability data are from internal libraries systems and reports. All other figures are from the Libraries’ submission to the Association of College and Research Libraries Academic Library Trends & Statistics annual survey.


Questions about this or related data are welcome to Jody Fagan, Strategic Research & Assessment Librarian, faganjc@jmu.edu.