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The following statistics were taken from the library unit annual reports. They reflect the state of the collection and services as of June 30, 2012.


Books and bound periodicals volumes: 442,612
U.S. Documents: 141,400
Wisconsin Documents: 27,478
Microfilm and microfiche: 529,378
Periodical and Newspaper Subscriptions (online and print): 36,768
Audio-Visual Materials: 10,591
Maps: 74,662


Hours open in a typical week: 112
Turnstile count: 578,834
Items circulated: 50,979
Reserve access (print and online): 88,459
Instruction sessions offered: 247
Number of people attending instruction sessions: 5,215
Total number of universal borrowing transactions: 3,911
Items borrowed from other libraries for University users: 5,186
Items loaned to other libraries from McIntyre: 5,156
Group study room bookings: 11,339
Equipment checkout reservations: 8,061
Web home page hits: 421,073

Staff (FTE)

Faculty: 13
Classified Staff: 15
Students: 55


McIntyre Library is named in honor of William D. McIntyre, an Eau Claire businessman. Mr. McIntyre was a member of the Wisconsin State University Board of Regents for many years and chaired it for ten. The library building was constructed in three phases: the Old Library in 1960, a six-story addition in 1972, and another six-story addition in 1993.

Square footage (net): 210,532
Study seating spaces: 1,122
Group study rooms: 22
Faculty studies: 30