At the beginning of each Academic Year the Library disseminates some statistical data on users, services and patrimony. The data taken into consideration refer to the period 1 September – 31 August of each year.
The survey system considers univocal the entry of the single user even if repeated several times during the same day.
Accesses to the Library during the A.Y. 2018-2019, divided by month. Note: in the month of August the Library is closed to the public.
Users of the A.Y. 2018-2019 divided by origin (institutional users - external users).
Annual trend of accesses to the Library from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Library cards issued to external users in the A.Y. 2018-2019, divided by period of validity.
Annual trend of Library cards issued from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Volumes handled in the A.Y. 2018-2019, divided between volumes requested and volumes actually delivered to users; the difference between the two values concerns the volumes for which a preliminary treatment was necessary (e.g. for bad state of preservation, for illegible label, for ambiguous location, etc.).
Annual trend of loans from the A.Y. 2015-2016. Note: loans are reserved to emeritus and appointed professors, the adjunct and associated instructors of the Gregorian University, as well as to the Community members of the Jesuit Fathers in residence.
Annual trend of incoming and outbound Document Delivery requests from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Annual trend of attendees of standard User Education training and of number of meetings organized by the Library from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Annual trend of attendees of targeted courses of User Education upon request and number of meetings organized by the Library from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Annual trend of attendees of Library guided tours, distinguished between institutional and external users, and of guided tours organized from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Annual trend of new monographic volumes exhibited and of weekly exhibitions held from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Annual trend of volumes reserved by the Teaching Staff as a bibliography for their course and of bibliographies sent from the A.Y. 2015-2016.
Note: the service is reserved to the Teaching Staff of the Pontifical Gregorian University and to the Acquisitions Section of the Library.
Distribution by source of the suggestions for acquisitions presented in the A.A. 2018-2019. Suggestions presented by individual scholars to the Library Management and evaluated positively are put in the “Other” category; no requests were received from the San Pietro Favre Center, the Alberto Hurtado Center, the Center for Child Protection and the Ignatian Spirituality Center, while requests from the Institute of Psychology and from the Inter-religious Studies Center are reported with zero percentages as they are not statistically relevant.
Annual trend of acquisition suggestions from the A.Y. 2015-2016, divided between those proposed by the Library and those presented by the Teaching Staff.
Annual trend of monographic volumes acquired by the Library from the A.Y. 2015-2016. In the A.Y. 2018-2019 were also acquired 3,119 periodical issues.
Annual trend of cataloged modern works from the A.Y. 2015-2016. In the A.Y. 2018-2019, 2,634 works of the Ancient and rare Fund were also catalogued, corresponding to 4,726 examples.
Annual trend of bound volumes from the A.Y. 2015-2016, divided between monographs and volumes of periodicals.