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Universität St. Gallen Bibliothek

Contact Edeltraud Haas
Street Dufourstr. 50
City 9000 St. Gallen
Phone 0041/(0)71 224 2270
Country/State Switzerland
User seats per 1.000 members of the primary user group 47
Employees (FTE) per 1.000 members of the primary user group 3,53
Expenditures on literature and information per member of the prim. user gr. 369
Percentage of Expenditure f. Information Provision spent on the electr. Collection 54,6
Opening hours per week 90
Library visits per capita of the primary user group 64
Virtual Visits (Sessions) per capita of the primary user group 42
User training participants per 1.000 members of the primary user group 571
Immediate media availability (%) 72,9
Library expenditure per capita (active borrowers) (in euros) 689
Ratio of acquisition expenditures to staff costs 92
Workflow productivity (media processing) 5.687
Workflow productivity (circulation services: loans and interlibrary loans) 31.138
Staff training (days) 10,6
Percentage of university means allocated to the library 6,7
Percentage of library means received through third-party and special funds 5,7
Percentage of library staff providing and developing electronic services 21,5
Basis data
Number of libraries incl. branches (locations) 1
User workplaces in total 413
Members of the primary user group 8.697
Total number of staff (in FTE) 30,73
Spending on media acquisition, incl. binding (in euros) 3.206.780
Spending on media acquisition: digital/electronic media (in euros) 1.675.983
Spending on media acquisition, excl. binding (in euros) 3.069.167
Opening hours per week (main library) 90
Library visits 552.765
Virtual library visits 366.528
Training participants 4.968
Circulation without prolongations and reservations (in media units) 79.591
Circulation without prolongations plus interlibrary loan orders (passive) (in media units) 109.231
Current spending, excl. capital investment (in euros) 7.021.050
Registered (active) users (institution members) 10.187
Staffing costs (in euros) 3.492.665
Acquisitions (in media units) 35.259
Number of staff: media processing (in FTE) 6,20
Number of staff: circulation and interlibrary loan plus document delivery service (in FTE) 3,70
Circulation (without prolongations) plus active and passive interlibrary loan orders 115.211
Employees’ advanced training (in days) 317
Number of staff paid by funding body (in FTE) 30,03
Library means provided by funding body (without third-party funds, plus capital investment) 7.021.050
Institution means (without third-party funds and special funds) 104.040.971
Generated funds, third-party funds and special funds of the library 422.885
Library means in total (incl. capital investment) 7.443.935
Number of staff for electronic services (in FTE) 6,60