Library Semester 1, 2023-24

These figures are for the period 11 September to 15 December 2023. 

Enquiries

  • During Semester 1 we responded to 7,004 enquiries in person, by email and by phone.

Resources

  • We fulfilled 555 Inter-Library Loan requests;
  • We made 70 scanned extracts available on Myplace;
  • We processed 271 reading lists;
  • We bought 501 new print books;
  • We bought 276 new eBooks.

Research & learning support

  • We provided 135 one-to-one support sessions;
  • We delivered 176 classes, online and in-person;
  • 122 school pupils from 7 schools and 128 college students from 5 colleges visited the Library;
  • A total of 380 students signed up to 4 sessions of 'Library Lounge: Getting Started with your Dissertation';
  • 408 students signed up to one or more of 18 Skills Boost sessions;
  • Our Library Induction video was watched 2,036 times;
  • A total of 6,468 students are now enrolled in our Academic Library skills module;
  • 236 students signed up to one or more of 6 EndNote Reference Management sessions.

eResources

  • We added 1,128 titles to eJournal deals;
  • We added 60,414 eBooks to SUPrimo Library Search;
  • We made 1 video available online;
  • We added 114 digital theses to SUPrimo.

IT Support

  • We resolved 1908 support tickets for Professional Services staff;
  • We set up 23 staff devices;
  • We resolved 562 Support Services tickets;
  • We provided 227 devices for the Graduate Apprenticeship and Degree Apprenticeship programmes.

Andersonian Library

  • There were 326,574 entries in to the Library.

Open Access

  • We made 892 full-text Open Access deposits;
  • There were 82,133 COUNTER-compliant downloads;
  • There were 2,232 validations.