Uppsala University Library

Facts and figures for 2016

A day at the Library

  • 4 814 people visit one of our 11 library units
     
  • 600 books are checked out
     
  • 6 638 people visit our website
     
  • 7 810   queries are made in our search system
     
  • 7 489 articles are downloaded
     
  • 6 115 e-books are downloaded

Libraries and visitors

Subject libraries: 11

Study places in the libraries: 1 932

Physical visits, thousands: 1 757

Visits to the website annually, thousands: 2 423

Collections

Books and serial publications, items in thousands: 5 029

Total metres of shelving: 150 636

Electronic books, number of titles: 539 097

Electronic journals, number of titles: 30 167390

Databases: 390

Loans and teaching

Local loans annually from our own collections: 202 618
Interlibrary loans annually from own collections: 16 265
Full text documents downloaded annually from  DiVA: 2 928 513
Library instruction, in hours: 1 471
Library instruction, no. of participants: 16 121

Staff and budget

Total no. of employees / number of librarians: 203/101
Salary costs (in SEK, in thousands): 107 871
Purchasing costs, printed items (in SEK excluding V.A.T., in thousands): 14 734
Purchasing costs, electronic resources (in SEK excluding V.A.T., in thousands): 40 751