Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Library then & now

The James E. Walker Library opened in 1999. In just 10 short years in the building, the Walker Library (and MTSU) have changed a great deal.

# Students—18,993
# faculty on campus—745
# Computers—24
# books—644,748
Library classes taught—131
# Journals—3447
Library Budget—$269 per student

# Students—25,188
# faculty on campus—936
# Computers/Laptops—350
# books/e-books—936,000
Library classes taught—334
# Databases/Journals—19,691
Library Budget—$332 per student

Help us celebrate 10 years in the building by telling us "My favorite thing about the James E. Walker Library is...." Email us at favorites@ulibnet.mtsu.edu or you can fill out a card at one of the desks located throughout the Library and we will automatically enter you in a drawing to win an IPOD and other prizes.

Enter by Nov. 30. Email entries/Cards will be drawn for doorprizes on December 1st, 2009, so tell us your favorite Library thing today!

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