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Our Library by the Numbers

MacEwan University Library has undergone recent renovations and will be updating our collection and facility numbers to reflect our current offerings. See the infographic below for a snapshot of how the MacEwan community has been using our new and existing services as we've closed and reopened our library spaces in response to COVID-19.

Our Collections

(Current to June 2019)

  • Over 1.4 million print and e-resources  

  • Annual acquisitions expenditures of $2.6 million  

  • Access to over 71,800 e-journals and 1.2 million e-books 

  • A print collection comprised of 220,000 books 

  • Video collection consisting of more than 68,000 DVD’s and streamed videos  

  • 146,000 CD’s and streamed audio files 

  • Access to 286 online databases 

  • Over 1,302 works by MacEwan faculty, staff and students in our institutional digital repository (RO@M

  • About 65 linear feet of archival records in the University Archives 

Our Facilities 

(Current to June 2019)

  • 1,035 study seats in the John L. Haar and Alberta College Libraries 

  • Over 190 student use Windows and Mac computer workstations  

  • 29 bookable student group study rooms with 213 seats 

  • 2 instructional computer labs with 40 seats each 

  • A flexible, multipurpose room that seats 32 

  • 3 service desks (Borrower Services, Reference and Research Services, and Technology Support) 

  • Printing area including four 3D printers