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Prescott Memorial Library

Library Snapshot

Library Snapshot

The Prescott Memorial Library is open year round to allow students and community members access to its specialized collections. The online services provided through the Library's website allows access even when the building is closed.

More than 470,500 items were circulated from the Library's physical holdings or retrieved through inter-library services and databases.

On average, 1,060 Louisiana Tech students, faculty, and staff made daily use of the Library's facilities and resources, in person or by remote access, and retrieved 1,500 items per day as they did so.

Rita Franks,
Interim Dean of
Library Services


Library Statistics, 2013-2014

Holdings Items
Bound Volumes - Books & Periodicals 456,152
Electronic Books 57,154
Government Documents 2,534,468
Microform Units 574,891
Audio-Visual Materials 553
Maps 39,769
TOTAL 3,662,987
Circulation Items
Checked Out/In-House Use 50,399
Articles Delivered Electronically 412,884
Books & Articles InterLibrary Services 8, 503
TOTAL 471,786
InterLibrary Services Items
Items Loaned (Books & Articles) 4,506
Items Borrowed (Books & Articles) 3,472
Items Delivered (Articles for Fee) 525
TOTAL 8,503

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