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Stadtbibliothek Nordhorn

Contact Ellen van der Loos
Street Büchereiplatz
City 48529 Nordhorn
Phone 05921 / 878-463
Country/State Niedersachsen
"Wegweiser Kommune" Demography Type 5
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Collection units per capita 1,9
User floor space in sqm per 1.000 capita 29
Employees per 1.000 capita 0,22
Computer workstations per 10.000 capita 3,4
Internet services 8
Events per 1.000 capita 7,0
Library Visits per capita 2,3
Virtual library visits per capita n/a
Loans per capita 11,4
Stock turnover rate 6,0
Total opening hours per year per 1.000 capita 38
Acquisitions budget per loan (in Euros) 0,19
Employee hours per opening hour 11,2
Visits per opening hour 59,1
Current expenditure per visit 6,59
Renewal rate (%) 11,0
Advanced training per employee (%) 2,2
Capital investment per capita 0,16
Basis data
Inhabitants 52.391
Total media collections (in media units) 99.718
Acquisitions (in media units) 10.938
User floor space in sqm 1.500
Total number of staff (in FTE) 11,5
Computer workstations 18
Website yes
Opac yes
Interactive account management yes
Electronic reference services yes
Electronic resources yes
Pro-active information services yes
Web 2.0 services yes
WLAN yes
Virtual library visits (sessions) n/a
Library visits 118.066
Circulation (in media units) 598.016
Spending on media acquisition, incl. binding and licences (in euros) 113.499
Total opening hours per year 1.998
Current library expenditure (in euros) 777.467
Capital investments (in euros) 8.274
Employees’ advanced training (in hours) 502
Number of events 366
Registered (active) users 7.020
Computer workstations (web-enabled) 7
Total Number of libraries 3
Thereof number of branch libraries 2
Thereof number of mobile libraries 0
Employees’ overall hours (gross working time) per year 22.425
Opening hours per week (main library) 29,0
Library charge yes