Library statistics

January - December 2017

Introduction

As one of the largest English-language libraries in Central and Eastern Europe, with comprehensive on-site and electronic collections, the Central European University library is a modern English-language university library and a leading research and information center in the region.
 

[Official statistics from 2017 Calendar Year]

Premises and Capacity

  • Circa 3,000 square meters
  • 6,740 shelf meters
  • 400 reading spaces
  • 86 networked PCs
  • 9 printers/scanners
  • Full Wi-Fi Coverage
  • 4,778 registered users
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Holdings

  • 397,147 items, Average growth: ~ 4,000 books/year
  • Books: 189,829
  • E-books: 167,428
  • Databases: 94 (Full text: 56, Indexing/Abstract: 12, Other: 26)
  • Access to online periodicals: 52,090
  • Print subscriptions: 134
  • Theses (from 2007 also online): 8,808
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Opening Hours

  • Open 89 hours/week (during the term)
  • Mon-Wed: 8 am – 11 pm
  • Thurs-Fri: 8 am – 10 pm
  • Sat-Sun: 12 pm – 8 pm
  • Average number of patrons/weekdays: 500
  • Average number of patrons/weekend day: 150