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1999 Library & Information Statistics Tables

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NATIONAL LIBRARY STATISTICS

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National Library of Wales

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Collection estimates 1997-98

Manuscripts and records

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Deeds and documents

4,000,000

Bound volumes

75,000

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Pictures and maps

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Maps, plans, charts, etc.

1,254,000

Bound atlases, maps

3,400

Paintings, prints etc.

57,000

Bound volumes

2,500

Video and TV (hours)

70,000

Sound recordings (hours)

40,000

Photographic images

500,000

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Printed books

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Bound monographs

3,300,300

Bound periodicals

1,000,000

Pamphlets, music, etc.

500,000

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Other

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Reels of microfilm

25-30,000

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National Library of Scotland

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Acquisitions 1997-98

Monographs

79,253

Periodicals (in parts)

109,060

Newspapers (issues)

39,855

Official publications

36,882

Music

2,300

Maps

10,103

Ordnance Survey microforms

12,559

Photographic reproductions

1,684

Ephemera

6

Microforms

30,503

New media

2,604

Total

324,809

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Use

Reader visits

69,112

Items issued

251,496

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The British Library

London reference material

Holdings 31.3.98

Acquisitions 1997-98

Monographs

12,617,412

114,040

Newspapers

651,056

8,056

Stamps

8,172,686

6,686

Maps

2,348,000

132,157

Music scores

1,436,000

2,833

Sound discs

1,068,216

36,216

Patents

42,307,000

1,722,259

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BLDSC

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Monographs

3,107,404

32,713

Serial titles

260,529

43,773

Reports (microform)

4,240,000

84,500

Theses

604,350

14,450

 

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