The Reg at 50
UChicago’s beloved library, by the numbers.
Amount, in millions, of the Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation’s 1965 gift for a new campus library
Date of the Joseph Regenstein Library’s dedication
Number of volumes, in millions, originally housed in Regenstein
Number of volumes, in millions, now housed there
Year the library introduced an online circulation system
First appearance of “the Reg” in the Maroon
Year the Maroon dubbed “Off to the Reg!” the most overused campus cliché
Best floor of the Regenstein*
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