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Stadtbibliothek Darmstadt

Contact Kristina Johne
Street Große Bachgasse 2
City 64283 Darmstadt
Phone 06151-133847
Country/State Hessen
"Wegweiser Kommune" Demography Type 2
Collection units per capita 1,2
User floor space in sqm per 1.000 capita 22
Employees per 1.000 capita 0,19
Computer workstations per 10.000 capita 1,5
Internet services 6
Events per 1.000 capita 3,5
Library Visits per capita 1,9
Virtual library visits per capita 1,2
Loans per capita 6,4
Stock turnover rate 5,2
Total opening hours per year per 1.000 capita 25
Acquisitions budget per loan (in Euros) 0,20
Employee hours per opening hour 14,9
Visits per opening hour 75,1
Current expenditure per visit 8,97
Renewal rate (%) 8,3
Advanced training per employee (%) 0,7
Capital investment per capita 3,20
Basis data
Inhabitants 153.000
Total media collections (in media units) 188.195
Acquisitions (in media units) 15.676
User floor space in sqm 3.385
Total number of staff (in FTE) 29,39
Computer workstations 23
Website yes
Opac yes
Interactive account management yes
Electronic reference services yes
Electronic resources yes
Pro-active information services no
Web 2.0 services no
WLAN yes
Virtual library visits (sessions) 181.960
Library visits 289.407
Circulation (in media units) 976.580
Spending on media acquisition, incl. binding and licences (in euros) 193.675
Total opening hours per year 3.852
Current library expenditure (in euros) 2.597.390
Capital investments (in euros) 490.000
Employees’ advanced training (in hours) 424
Number of events 532
Registered (active) users 15.864
Computer workstations (web-enabled) 3
Total Number of libraries 4
Thereof number of branch libraries 2
Thereof number of mobile libraries 1
Employees’ overall hours (gross working time) per year 57.311
Opening hours per week (main library) 39,0
Library charge yes