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2017 - 2018 Oklahoma City University School of Law Library Annual Report: Library Patrons

Library Visitors

Library Patrons

In 17-18, 11,921 students and visitors were counted in the library.  These numbers were captured by periodic sweeps and counts of patrons in the library.  291 public and attorney visitors to the library were counted by the front desk at check-in.

Students in Library Areas

Library Area

Number of Counted Students

1st Floor Learning Commons

2,634

Reference

1,036

OK/Native American Collection

1,532

General Collection

1,080

 

Library Visitors

Type of Visitor

Number of Counted Visitors

Public

108

Attorneys

29

Faculty

486

Visiting Scholars

25

Study Rooms

Study Rooms

In 2017-2018 Law Students created 2,567 reservations for a total of 7,966 hours in the seven study rooms the library manages in the Harvey Building. This indicates a slight increase of last year’s 2,362 reservations for 7,400 hours. The Law Library first began reserving study rooms in the Harvey building in 2015. Usage has steadily risen, while the average length of a booking has remained constant at approximately three hours. For the 2018-2019, the Law Library has added two additional study rooms for students to reserve for group study, which brings the total to nine rooms.