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2002 Library & Information Statistics 
Tables

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NATIONAL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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National Library of Wales

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Holdings 2001

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

750,000

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Printed books

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Bound monographs

3,550,000

Bound periodicals

1,300,000

Pamphlets, music, etc.

625,000

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Other

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Reels of microfilm

36,000

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National Library of Scotland

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Acquisitions 2000-01

Monographs

61,193

Periodicals (in parts)

105,155

Newspapers (issues)

41,847

Official publications

34,136

Music

1,522

Maps

5,599

Ordnance Survey microforms

-

Photographic reproductions

9

Ephemera

-

Microforms

49,446

New media

4,189

Total

304,096

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Use

Reader visits

69,405

Items issued

263,535

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The British Library

London reference material

Holdings 31.3.01

Acquisitions 2000-01*

Monographs

10,242,000

188,113

Newspaper issues

54,409

181,580

Stamps

8,181,939

815

Maps

4,225,360

18,360

Music scores

1,579,775

2,677

Sound discs

1,178,240

34,496

Patents

47,598,607

1,736,444

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BLDSC

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Monographs

3,244,790

33,802

Serial titles

263,632

55,214

Reports (microform)

4,502,724

62,624

Theses

639,108

12,433

* Figure for monographs includes official publications

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