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1998 Library & Information Statistics Tables

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SPECIAL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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Resources

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Number of libraries

Bookstock (000's)

Book acquisitions (000's)

Book issues (000's)

Serial titles (000's)

CD-ROM titles

On-line databases

Government departments

60

1,821

120

623

365

1,200

300

Government organisations

379

13,506

470

1,442

125

3,300

1,500

Voluntary agencies

1,390

7,827

596

665

117

3,100

900

Professional societies etc.

210

9,691

146

1,231

74

1,500

400

Legal

1,400

12,807

364

-

172

5,800

3,000

Commercial/financial

211

851

56

306

55

2,000

1,300

Energy

83

573

53

112

11

640

300

Pharmaceutical

93

501

77

56

19

500

660

Man't/info. consultants

200

2,831

33

95

12

1,700

870

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Expenditure

Total expenditure (£000's) 1997

Books

Serials

Electronic information

Government departments

5,459

6,329

-

Government organisations

8,544

21,826

7,395

Voluntary agencies

4,291

2,976

-

Professional societies etc.

5,177

8,758

2,444

Legal

29,400

62,760

-

Commercial/financial

4,790

5,940

45,630

Energy

1,283

2,539

2,360

Pharmaceutical

2,809

8,086

7,546

Man't/info. consultants

3,717

1,531

7,540

 

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Use

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Sector totals (000's) 1997

Book issues

Electronic searches

Enquiries

Government departments

623

-

1,953

Government organisations

1,442

397

2,306

Voluntary agencies

665

-

6,339

Professional societies etc.

1,231

756

3,294

Legal

-

-

6,069

Commercial/financial

306

1,481

1,182

Energy

112

98

212

Pharmaceutical

56

144

692

Man't/info. consultants

95

907

1,064

 

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Staffing

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Number of staff 1997

Professional

Clerical

Government departments

420

430

Government organisations

1,010

920

Voluntary agencies

1,360

1,440

Professional societies etc.

750

470

Legal

2,600

2,400

Commercial/financial

650

340

Energy

120

110

Pharmaceutical

340

120

Man't/info. consultants

660

420

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