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The Library is open for students, staff, and faculty of The Claremont Colleges, as well as community card holders. Masks are required and eating is not permitted. See COVID-19 Services and Updates for more information.
Library Building
  • Hours open in a typical week: 111
Staff Profile
  • Librarians: 27
  • Staff: 31
  • Student assistants (part-time): 68
Collections Profile
  • Physical Collections: 1,073,769
    • Books: 1,014,259
    • Media: 33,976
    • Serials: 25,534
  • Digital Collections: 1,673,414
    • e-books: 1,339,107
    • Databases: 627
    • Streaming media: 226,610
    • Digital serials: 107,070
  • Local digital collections
    • Items in Scholarship@Claremont, our institutional repository: 14,976
    • Digital files added to Digital Library: 10,221
Use
  • Physical collections (books and media): 27,028
  • Special Collections materials: 2,332 (fall 2019 only)
  • E-books and Streaming Media: 4,561,413
  • E-journals and Databases: 3,346,906
  • Research and publications downloaded from Scholarship@Claremont: 972,104 items
  • Inter-library loan:
    • Items borrowed/received from other libraries: 9,994
    • Loans to other libraries: 19,166
Research & Instruction Services
  • Research appointments: 982
  • Virtual reference (chat and e-mail): 2,939
  • Library instruction
    • Classes taught: 391
    • Total attendance: 6,583
ACRL/Oberlin Group Data