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2001 Library & Information Statistics 
Tables

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NATIONAL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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National Library of Wales

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Holdings 2000

Manuscripts and records

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Deeds and documents

4,750,000

Bound volumes

83,000

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Pictures and maps

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Maps, plans, charts, etc.

1,425,000

Bound atlases, maps

22,000

Paintings, prints etc.

60,000

Bound volumes

2,800

Video and TV (hours)

200,000

Sound recordings (hours)

150,000

Photographic images

705,000

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Printed books

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Bound monographs

3,500,000

Bound periodicals

1,200,000

Pamphlets, music, etc.

625,000

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Other

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Reels of microfilm

34-37,000

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National Library of Scotland

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Acquisitions 1999-00

Monographs

71,284

Periodicals (in parts)

110,162

Newspapers (issues)

40,305

Official publications

28,267

Music

1,556

Maps

8,290

Ordnance Survey microforms

4,329

Photographic reproductions

92

Ephemera

2,324

Microforms

40,768

New media

2,793

Total

317,945

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Use

Reader visits

65,852

Items issued

332,776

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The British Library

London reference material

Holdings 31.3.00

Acquisitions 1999-00*

Monographs

12,500,000

146,412

Newspapers

500,000

2,844

Stamps

8,180,124

1,097

Maps

4,207,000

38,938

Music scores

1,577,098

1,703

Sound discs

1,143,744

36,994

Patents

45,862,163

1,748,178

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BLDSC

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Monographs

3,177,382

33,734

Serial titles

262,290

56,990

Reports (microform)

4,380,200

66,700

Theses

613,500

13,600

* Figure for monographs includes official publications

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