Facts about Musselman Library

General Information

Architect: Hugh Newell Jacobson
Designed: 1976
Ground Broken: September 1979
Occupied: March 1981

Collections

  • Print volumes: 409,241
  • E-books: 218,727
  • Periodical subscriptions:
    • Print: 328
    • Electronic: 52,563
    • Online Databases: 290
  • Music Scores: 9,317 print; 24,388 online
  • Media:
    • DVDs and Videos: 15,430
    • Films Online: 28,650
    • Sound Recordings: 11,116 CDs; 127,735 online
  • Microforms: 71,368
  • Archives/Manuscripts: 3,860 linear feet
  • Gett Digital Collections: 25

Hours

Hours open per week: 140 (when classes are in session)

Circulation

Items checked out: 81,744 (June 2011 - May 2012)

Reserves checked out: 3,646 (paper); 1,184 (electronic) (2011 - 2012 academic year)

Reference & Instruction

Reference questions answered: 3,713 (June 2011 - May 2012)

Information literacy instruction sessions taught: 171 (2011-12 academic year)

Research Appointments: 171 (2011-12 academic year)

Interlibrary Loan

Items received for Gettysburg users: 9,553 (2011-12 academic year)

Items sent to other libraries: 6,907 (2011-12 academic year)