Fact Sheet

The library is user-driven, digitally savvy, collaborative and supports the curriculum of Franklin University’s majors and courses. Below are some interesting facts about the library.


  • Nearly 300,000 ebooks available 
  • Nearly 18,000 items in the physical collection, including nearly 1,000 CDs and DVDs in the Audio-Visual Collection
  • Access to over 72,000 journal and magazine titles electronically, and over 125 in the print collection
  • Over 120 databases combining scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, company, and industry information, images and videos, and a wide array of literature and social science topics
  • Strengths in business, economics, marketing, information technology, logistics, and health sciences
  • Cross-searching capabilities and delivery service from 90 Ohio academic libraries through the OhioLINK consortium
  • Check out our new titles in the book carousel


  • 73 Research Guides to assist every program and many individual courses
  • 12 Student Meeting Rooms are a top student, faculty and staff destination for study and collaboration
  • 10 computers and 70 seats available beyond those in meeting rooms. Wireless internet throughout. 
  • Free copying, printing, and fax (sending only). 
  • Over 205,000 visitors in fiscal year 2012-13
  • Over 12,000 items checked out, including books, DVDs, laptops, and cell phone chargers.
  • Over 6,000 research/reference questions answered
  • 49 Research Projects completed with 641 hours of staff time in 2012-13
  • Public and alumni welcome as space permits; some services may be limited.

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Last updated 9/16/14