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Libraries, Archives, Museums and Publishing Online Statistics Tables

   
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Number of libraries
 
2008-09
2003-04
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Public libraries
4,517
4,622
CIPFAc
Academic libraries
979
853
SCONUL/LISU database
Public libraries Figure is for public library service points (inc. mobile). Does not include service points in institutions.
 
Academic libraries Service points in higher education institutions.
 
Table updated Aug 2010
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Number of archives by type (2009)
National
122
Local
654
University
328
Special
1,224
Business
61
Total
2,389
Source: ARCHON Directory, April 2009
Table updated Apr 2009
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Museums in MLA Accreditation Scheme (2009)
England
1,393
Wales
85
Scotland
279
Northern Ireland
38
Total number of museums in MLA Accreditation Scheme
1,795
Source: MLA, Mar 2009
Details of the MLA Accreditation Scheme
Table updated May 09
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