The network in numbers

On this page you find facts and figures of 2019 on among other things the number of staff within the library network, and the cost and usage of our resources - both physical and digital.

Libraries

  • Total number within the network 26

Staff

  • Full-time equivalents 199
  • In number 265: women 167, men 98

Expenses (SEK)

  • Print media 8 226 321
  • E-media 49 652 518
  • Staff 119 431 053
  • Premises 60 905 178
  • Other 23 688 105

Expenses total 261 903 175

Holdings

Print (number of titles)

  • Books 2 791 336
  • Current journals 12 941

Electronic (number of titles)

  • E-books 376 510
  • E-journals 30 273
  • Databases 200

Usage

Loans

  • Initial loans 233 075
  • Renewals 496 730
  • Reading room loans 16 768
  • Interlibrary loans 18 806
  • Loans, total 729 805

External document supply

  • In total 6 636 

Searches

  • OPAC (LUBcat) -
  • Discovery system (LUBsearch) 2 252 370

Downloads

  • Fulltexts e-books 2 098 303
  • Fulltexts  e-journals 2 133 888
  • Fulltexts databases 2 226 012

Visits

  • To libraries 1 799 632
  • To libraries' webbpages 445 840

Resources

  • Public computers 393
  • Seats 2 808
  • Study places 2 310 (2573 including hospital places)
  • Premises, total area (sqm) 37 531
  • Premises, open to visitors (sqm) 17 795

Activities

  • Information lliteracy teaching, hours 2 995
  • Information lliteracy teaching, participants 24 815