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2003 Library & Information Statistics 
Tables

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NATIONAL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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National Library of Wales

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Holdings 2002

Manuscripts and records

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Deeds and documents

4,800,000

Bound volumes

84,000

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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.

61,000

Bound volumes

3,000

Video and TV (hours)

210,000

Sound recordings (hours)

160,000

Photographic images

750,000

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Printed books

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Bound monographs

3,600,000

Bound periodicals*

1,400,000

Pamphlets, music, etc.

625,000

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Other

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Reels of microfilm

37,000

* Very few periodicals are bound - most are boxed

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National Library of Scotland

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Acquisitions 2001-02

Monographs

70,277

Periodicals (in parts)

100,403

Newspapers (issues)

47,511

Official publications

35,470

Music

1,633

Maps

5,679

Ordnance Survey digital maps

319,539

Photographic reproductions

93

Ephemera

5

Microforms

42,214

New media

2,977

Total

625,801

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Use

Reader visits

60,364

Items issued

267,917

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The British Library

London reference material

Holdings 31.3.02

Acquisitions 2001-02

Monographs

9,767,009

187,324*

Newspaper issues

54,972

172,949

Stamps

8,191,508

9,569

Maps

4,265,471

40,111

Music scores

1,583,885

4,110

Sound discs

1,209,625

31,385

Patents

49,591,370

1,922,763

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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

*Includes official publications

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