- Library rankings
- Library facts and figures
- Library space allocation
- Library budget allocation
- Locations of librarian and library staff presentations
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) ranks McGill Library 35th out of 115 member libraries in North America. View ARL rankings and The Chronicle of Higher Education to see how McGill Library compares to other libraries. (Based on Library Investment Index 2013-2014, the most recent.)
In the 2015 MacLean's University Rankings, released in October 2014, McGill Library ranked 1st in the percentage of the budget devoted to library services in the medical-doctoral category, which includes 15 Canadian universities with medical schools and a broad range of PhD programs.
In the Globe and Mail University Report Card 2012 Library Rankings, McGill Library scored an A- (the highest grade awarded) in the large university category.
|Information Resources Available from the Library|
|Print volumes (more collections figures)||3,618081|
|Use of Library Services|
|Interlibrary borrowing from other institutions||12,547|
|Interlibrary lending to other institutions||10,556|
|Total reference transactions*||54,175|
|Visits to the Library website||2,044,154|
|Searches in the Library catalogues (Classic and WorldCat)|
|Logins to computer workstations in libraries||459,230|
|Library visits (gate count)||2,364,203|
|Library instruction sessions (workshops, classes)||555|
|Participants in library instruction||18,136|
|Participants in library tours||1,223|
|Group study rooms||29|
|Total library personnel||185|
* Value is an estimate based on sampling three weeks a year.
Note that all figures represent both the downtown and Macdonald campuses.
View the annual reports for McGill Library for previous years.