Brigham Young University is situated at the foot of the stunning Wasatch Front of the Rocky Mountains in Provo, Utah. BYU, one of the largest privately-owned, church-related institutions of higher learning in the United States, was founded in 1875 and is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Of BYU’s 30,000 full-time students, more than 70% come from outside of Utah, representing all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries. At the center of campus is a library with more than 3 million volumes that support the curriculum, scholarly, and creative work of BYU’s 1,589 full-time faculty. BYU’s world-class library offers electronic access, databases, and tools that rank in the top ten of the country.