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2000 Library & Information Statistics 
Tables

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ACADEMIC LIBRARY STATISTICS

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Expenditure

University libraries materials expenditure

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Staff and users

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Universities

HE colleges

Old

New

No. of institutions

67

42

60

Students FTE

735,990

609,613

178,980

Academic & academic related staff (FTE)

72,785

32,319

9,300

Students total

969,944

712,510

208,314

Academic staff total

85,021

35,855

10,243

Reg'd external users

237,000

28,000

16,000

Total potential users

1,292,000

776,000

235,000

Professional staff FTE

1,840

1,259

510

Total library staff FTE

5,120

3,191

1,070

FTE students & academic staff per FTE professional library staff

440

510

369

Academic (& acad related) staff

252

243

220

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Books and periodicals

(£ sterling)

Universities

HE colleges

Old

New

Bookspend per FTE student (inc. A/V)

35.24*

26.73

29.13

Bookspend per user

20.08

21.00

22.19

Average cost of books (incl A/V)

18.88

16.95

13.34

Periodicals spend per FTE student

60.14*

25.47

18.05

Periodicals spend per user

34.26

20.01

13.75

Average cost of periodicals

139.22

114.56

87.33

Spend on electronic resources per FTE student

10.53

9.77

7.84

Spend on electronic resources per user

6.00

7.67

5.97

Users = students and academic staff (bodies) and external users

* Copyright deposit items free

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Use

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Universities

HE colleges

Old

New

Current periodicals per FTE academic staff

5.8

4.2

4.0

Total book issues per annum

36,983

31,458

9,337

Book issues per FTE student

50

52

52

Book issues per user

29

41

40

FTE students per seat

7.6

9.5

9.6

FE students per workstation

56.9

41.3

42.0

Total visits per annum (000s)

61,015

44,953

14,101

Average visits per FTE student

83

74

79

Inter-library borrowing per FTE academic staff

11.1

13.9

9.4

Users = students and academic staff (bodies) and external users

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Forward to special library statistics 2000 L.I.S.T. online: Special library statistics

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