Law Library of Congress Releases FY2018 Annual Report


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Law Library of Congress Releases FY2018 Annual Report

From In Custodia Legis (Law Library of Congress Blog):

2018-12-31_16-47-37The Law Library’s Annual Report for the 2018 fiscal year (October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018) highlights the scope of our collections, resources, and expertise, and how we serve and engage with a wide range of users. It includes the following figures for the year:

  • 2,954,200 volumes: the largest collection of law materials in the world
  • 60% of the collection is foreign law
  • 395 legal research reports, special studies and memoranda for the legislative branch
  • 1,270 research or reference reports for executive- and judicial-branch agencies, the U.S. bar, and members of the public around the world
  • 3,680 inquiries answered through Ask-A-Librarian
  • 5,260 participants in 173 seminars and orientations on legal and legislative research
  • 18,654 inquiries answered in our reading room, on the phone or electronically
  • 38,000 likes on Facebook
  • 69,800 followers on Twitter @LawLibCongress
  • 53,900 followers on Twitter @Congressdotgov
  • 626,358 page views for the Law Library’s blog, In Custodia Legis
  • 4,849,707 page views for Law.gov
  • 781,148 page views for the Global Legal Monitor
  • 327 articles published in the Global Legal Monitor
  • 759,798 page views for the Guide to Law Online

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