Library statistics

January - December 2015

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.

Premises and Capacity

  • Circa 4,000 square meters
  • 9,260 shelf meters
  • 400 reading spaces
  • 86 networked PCs
  • 7 printers/scanners
  • Full Wi-Fi Coverage
  • Circa 4,000 registered users
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Holdings

  • Circa 290,000 documents, Average growth: ~ 4,000 books/year
  • Books: 188,883
  • E-books: 23,289
  • Databases: 103 (Full text: 59, Indexing/Abstract: 17, Other: 27)
  • Access to online periodicals: circa 43,442
  • Print subscriptions: 334
  • Theses (from 2007 also online): 7,822
  • Microforms: 66 titles
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Opening Hours

  • Open 82 hours/week (during the term)
  • Mon-Fri: 8 am – 10 pm
  • Sat-Sun: 1 pm – 7 pm
  • Extended hours during exam periods
  • Average number of patrons/weekdays: 500
  • Average number of patrons/weekend day: 150