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2000 Library & Information Statistics Tables

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NATIONAL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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National Library of Wales

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Collection estimates 1998-99

Manuscripts and records

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Deeds and documents

4,500,000

Bound volumes

80,000

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Pictures and maps

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Maps, plans, charts, etc.

1,400,000

Bound atlases, maps

20,000

Paintings, prints etc.

59,000

Bound volumes

2,700

Video and TV (hours)

100,000

Sound recordings (hours)

65,000

Photographic images

700,000

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Printed books

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Bound monographs

3,400,000

Bound periodicals

1,100,000

Pamphlets, music, etc.

600,000

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Other

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Reels of microfilm

27-33,000

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National Library of Scotland

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Acquisitions 1998-99

Monographs

69,996

Periodicals (in parts)

112,773

Newspapers (issues)

43,599

Official publications

35,826

Music

2,619

Maps

11,960

Ordnance Survey microforms

6,727

Photographic reproductions

801

Ephemera

-

Microforms

31,430

New media

2,516

Total

318,247

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Use

Reader visits

46,219

Items issued

180,479

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The British Library

London reference material

Holdings 31.3.99

Acquisitions 1998-99

Monographs

13,067,520

107,097

Newspapers

657,432

6,812

Stamps

8,172,686

6,364

Maps

4,168,000

87,000

Music scores

1,440,500

971

Sound discs

1,106,750

38,534

Patents

44,113,985

1,806,985

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BLDSC

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Monographs

3,143,648

36,244

Serial titles

261,194

57,718

Reports (microform)

4,313,500

73,500

Theses

608,095

14,495

 

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