Uppsala University Library

Facts and figures

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

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Subject libraries

14

12

11

11

11

11

Study places in the libraries

1 834

1 816

1 986

1 957

2 069

1 932

Physical visits, thousands

1 952

1 858

1 922

1 585

1 768

4 814

Visits to the website annually, thousands

1 467

1 458

1 696

1 906

2 238

6 638

Collections

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Books and serial publications, items in thousands

5 251

5 229

5 138

5 240

5 172

5 029

Total metres of shelving

131 298

130 952

151 885

151 764

152 449

150 636

Electronic books, number of titles

366 693

328 462

408 431

545 446

558 872

539 097

Electronic journals, number of titles

18 068

19 988

24 614

25 000

25 003

30 167

Databases

271

271

249

252

223

390

Loans and teaching

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Local loans annually from our own collections

235 933

223 403

219 525

210 368

210 832

202 618

Interlibrary loans annually from own collections

22 551

21 169

21 078

18 465

18 443

16 265

Full text documents downloaded annually from  DiVA

1 007 742

1 350 111

1 885 613

1 916 311

1 651 207

2 928 513

Library instruction, in hours

1 729

1 848

1 635

1 508

1 572

1 471

Library instruction, no. of participants

15 723

17 282

16 284

14 718

15 332

16 121

Staff and budget

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Total no. of employees / number of librarians

197/115

 196/116

195/119

195/103

207/105

203/101

Salary costs (in SEK, in thousands)

93 249

96 682

98 069

98 083

103 165

107 871

Purchasing costs, printed items (in SEK excluding V.A.T., in thousands)

12 799

11 895

13 631

11 766

12 455

14 734

Purchasing costs, electronic resources (in SEK excluding V.A.T., in thousands)

31 804

32 521

34 622

36 580

37 015

40 751