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Universitätsbibliothek Bern, Bern 8

Contact Martin Kraut
Street Münstergasse 61, Postfach
City 3000 Bern 8
Phone 0041 (0)31 631 92 07
Country/State Switzerland
User seats per 1.000 members of the primary user group 128
Employees (FTE) per 1.000 members of the primary user group 7,34
Expenditures on literature and information per member of the prim. user gr. 376
Percentage of Expenditure f. Information Provision spent on the electr. Collection 47,4
Opening hours per week 82
Library visits per capita of the primary user group 54
Virtual Visits (Sessions) per capita of the primary user group n/a
User training participants per 1.000 members of the primary user group 324
Immediate media availability (%) 91,3
Library expenditure per capita (active borrowers) (in euros) 1.093
Ratio of acquisition expenditures to staff costs 53
Workflow productivity (media processing) 1.586
Workflow productivity (circulation services: loans and interlibrary loans) 17.533
Staff training (days) 4,3
Percentage of university means allocated to the library 9,8
Percentage of library means received through third-party and special funds 13,1
Percentage of library staff providing and developing electronic services 11,1
Basis data
Number of libraries incl. branches (locations) 39
User workplaces in total 2.799
Members of the primary user group 21.804
Total number of staff (in FTE) 160,10
Spending on media acquisition, incl. binding (in euros) 8.195.336
Spending on media acquisition: digital/electronic media (in euros) 3.790.250
Spending on media acquisition, excl. binding (in euros) 7.991.579
Opening hours per week (main library) 82
Library visits 1.167.244
Virtual library visits n/a
Training participants 7.067
Circulation without prolongations and reservations (in media units) 647.002
Circulation without prolongations plus interlibrary loan orders (passive) (in media units) 708.366
Current spending, excl. capital investment (in euros) 25.710.703
Registered (active) users (institution members) 23.520
Staffing costs (in euros) 15.547.403
Acquisitions (in media units) 93.076
Number of staff: media processing (in FTE) 58,70
Number of staff: circulation and interlibrary loan plus document delivery service (in FTE) 41,40
Circulation (without prolongations) plus active and passive interlibrary loan orders 725.857
Employees’ advanced training (in days) 558
Number of staff paid by funding body (in FTE) 128,40
Library means provided by funding body (without third-party funds, plus capital investment) 22.102.137
Institution means (without third-party funds and special funds) 226.043.450
Generated funds, third-party funds and special funds of the library 3.332.171
Library means in total (incl. capital investment) 25.434.309
Number of staff for electronic services (in FTE) 17,85