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601 West Lombard Street
Baltimore MD 21201-1512

Information Services: 410-706-7995

By the Numbers

Distinguished as the first library established by a medical school in the United States, the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) provides collections and services for faculty, staff, and students of the University of Maryland, Baltimore as well as for the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC).

The Library also serves as the Regional Medical Library for the Southeastern/Atlantic Region in the National Library of Medicine's National Network of Libraries of Medicine. The Southeastern/Atlantic Region serves 10 southeastern states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

FY2016*    
Use 888,773 Page Views of Website
  6,450 Physical Materials Circulated
  16,456 Items Circulated
  426 Consults
  245 Education Sessions Held
  4,131 Class Participants
  56 Online Tutorials
  43,182 Views of Online Guides
  19,141 Use of E-Reserve Items
  14,987 Item Requests Fulfilled through Document Delivery and ILL for UMB users
  311,535 Visitors to 601 W. Lombard Street
  183 Since April 2015, Number of 3-D Print Projects Completed at the Innovation Space
  211 Since August 2016, Number of Posters Printed
     
Holdings 116 Databases
  4,524 Currently Received Serial Titles
  17,350 E Book Titles
  360,104 Print Volumes
  5,762 Items in Digital Archive
     
Outreach 223 Outreach Service Sessions
  5,123 People Served by Sessions
  1 Regional Medical Library (RML) National Exhibits
  9 RML State/Regional/Local Exhibits
  43 Projects Funded by RML
  $157,184 Total Awarded to Projects Funded by RML
     
Space 56 Public Access Computers
  2 Wireless Networks for Laptops and Mobile Devices
  3 Classrooms Fully Equipped with Computers
  2 Video Conference Rooms
  45 Group Study Rooms (11 technology-enhanced)
  103 Individual Study Carrels
    Innovation Space (3D printers and hands-on equipment)
    Presentation Practice Studio (video recording and editing equipment)
     
Staff 25 Library Faculty
  31 Library Staff

*Most of these figures are based on data reported for the 2015-2016 Annual Statistics of Medical School Libraries in the United States and Canada, Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Annual Statistics (AAHSL).

Last edited on: Tuesday, February 28, 2017