Key service information

This page provides key data about Information Services.

It is updated annually in February with data for the previous academic year (ie data published in February 2016 relates to academic year 2014/15).

Library

Measure2014/152013/142012/132011/12
Number of libraries 3 3 3 3
Number of study spaces 1,395 1,395 1,386 1,119
Number of open access workstations 259 231 220 157
Number of staff (in FTE) 128.1 118.2 113.7 111.1
Total catalogued print book stock 980,568 963,286 995,768 1,015,894
Number of electronic books 672,435 644,565 583,973 576,689
Number of serial titles purchased 16,733 13,427 11,142 11,198
Staff costs £4,315,672 £4,004,428 £3,769,495 £3,283,060
Total information provision and access expenditure £3,398,689 £3,299,749 £3,316,080 £2,738,729
Other expenditure £1,005,350 £974,431 £685,562 £644,885
Total Library expenditure £8,719,711 £8,387,115 £7,771,137 £6,666,674
Library income £8,873,453 £8,387,204 £7,623,287 £6,539,323
Library fines income £29,902 £35,531 £57,462 £113,929