Uppsala University Library

Facts and figures for 2016

A day at the Library

  • 3 512  people visit one of our 11 library units
     
  • 530 books are checked out
     
  • 7 077 people visit our website
     
  • 78 409 queries are made in our search system
     
  • 8 726 articles are downloaded
     
  • 7 283 e-books are downloaded

Libraries and visitors

Subject libraries: 12

Study places in the libraries: 1 600

Physical visits, thousands: 1 282

Visits to the website annually, thousands: 2 583

Collections

Books and serial publications, items in thousands: 5 014 000

Total metres of shelving: 153 736

Electronic books, number of titles: 557 427

Electronic journals, number of titles: 30 020

Databases: 331

Loans and teaching

Local loans annually from our own collections: 178 378
Interlibrary loans annually from own collections: 15 497
Full text documents downloaded annually from  DiVA: 2 777 672
Library instruction, in hours: 1 096
Library instruction, no. of participants: 16 264

Staff and budget

Total no. of employees / number of librarians: 196/101
Salary costs (in SEK, in thousands): 111 308
Purchasing costs, printed items (in SEK excluding V.A.T., in thousands): 6 370
Purchasing costs, electronic resources (in SEK excluding V.A.T., in thousands): 52 721