The GIGA IZ in Numbers

Library collection / Access

  • 188,000 volumes
  • 99,000 electronic full-texts
  • 1,800 books / year
  • 1,600 electronic full-texts / year
  • 1,730 subscriptions to journals (print and electronic)
  • 7,950 electronic journals

Acquisitions budget

  • 107,500 EUR / year

Entries in the WAO database

  • 5,700 (serial and non-serial publications)

Library staff

  • 17 employees (9 part-time) / approx. 12.00 FTE
  • 7 students employees / approx. 1.77 FTE

Users (external)

  • 900 visitors
  • 1,500 loans, 300 inter-library loans and articles orders
  • 268,000 downloads (bibliographies, new acquisitions list, etc.)

(December 2015)