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2001 Library & Information Statistics 
Tables

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ACADEMIC LIBRARY STATISTICS

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Expenditure 1999-00

University libraries materials expenditure

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Staff and users 1999-00

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Universities

HE colleges

Old

New

No. of institutions

67

42

60

Students FTE

746,892

606,570

194,995

Academic & academic related staff (FTE)

77,241

33,262

9,654

Students total

1,072,000

748,000

207,000

Academic staff total

80,000

37,000

18,000

Reg'd external users

245,000

26,000

17,000

Total potential users

1,397,000

811,000

242,000

Professional staff FTE

1,894

1,266

446

Total library staff FTE

5,287

3,225

1,117

FTE students & academic staff per FTE professional library staff

435

505

459

Academic (& acad related) staff

264

251

217

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Information provision 1999-00

(£ sterling)

Universities

HE colleges

Old

New

Bookspend per FTE student (inc. A/V)

36.09*

26.51

27.89

Bookspend per user

19.29

19.83

22.47

Average cost of books (incl A/V)

19.60

16.78

14.22

Periodicals spend per FTE student

65.03*

27.60

20.54

Periodicals spend per user

34.77

20.64

16.55

Average cost of periodicals

135.71

101.21

87.76

Spend on electronic resources per FTE student

11.31

10.87

8.15

Spend on electronic resources per user

6.05

8.13

6.57

Users = students and academic staff (bodies) and external users
* Copyright deposit items free

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Use 1999-00

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Universities

HE colleges

Old

New

Current periodicals per FTE academic staff

5.9

5.0

4.7

Total book issues per annum

37,508

30,874

10,229

Book issues per FTE student

50

51

52

Book issues per user

27

38

42

FTE students per seat

7.4

9.5

9.8

FTE students per workstation

50.8

41.4

36.4

Total visits per annum (000s)

61,999

43,205

15,009

Average visits per FTE student

83

71

77

Inter-library borrowing per FTE academic staff

10.1

12.3

9.7

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

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