Facts and Figures 2016

© Kurt Kleemann – fotolia.com
© Kurt Kleemann – fotolia.com


Total holdings (volumes)10,493,000
Addition to collection (number of volumes)130,000
Current periodicals (print and electronic)58,500
Manuscripts131,000
Incunabula20,000
Historical prints  (1501 – 1800)919,000
Artists' books20,000
Data volume of digitized objects (terabyte)706
Digitized volumes1,199,000
Annual downloads of digitized titles858,000
Total expenditure (Euro)54.107.000
Expenditure for media acquisition (Euro)12.559.000
Thereof third-party funds for media acquisition (Euro)3.064.000
Third-party funds for projects (Euro)4.880.000
Current third-party-funded projects53
Full-time equivalents (staff)456
Members of staff (incl. project staff)804
Active users72,700
Loan orders1,370,000
Document delivery orders269,000
Hours of opening per week112
Reader desks1 060
Visits to reading rooms1,063,000
Information inquiries107,000
Accesses to online catalogue7,469,000
Exhibitions, events34
User trainings, guided library tours422
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