Facts and figures for 2018

A day at the Library

  • 3 402 people visit one of our 12 subject libraries
     
  • 609 books are checked out
     
  • 7 301 people visit our website
     
  • 9 284 queries are made in our search tool
     
  • 9 928 articles are downloaded
     
  • 7 093 e-books are downloaded

Libraries and visitors

Subject libraries: 12
Study places in the libraries: 1 636
Physical visits, thousands: 1 242
Visits to the website annually, thousands: 2 665

Collections

Books and serial publications, items in thousands: 5 033 000

Total metres of shelving: 152 683

Electronic books, number of titles: 567 243

Electronic journals, number of titles: 26 556

Databases: 288

Loans and teaching

Local loans annually from our own collections: 222 461
Interlibrary loans annually from own collections: 15 639
Full text documents downloaded annually from  DiVA: 2 245 742
Library instruction, in hours: 1 085
Library instruction, no. of participants: 14 633

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