FSD3637 Joint Statistics of Finnish Scientific Libraries 2014

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The dataset contains annual statistics from Finnish scientific libraries for 2014 according to international library statistics standards. The dataset covers data and indicators on library premises, branches, collections, services, acquisitions, use, users, opening hours, finances, and staff. The statistical data have been collected from the National Library of Finland, university libraries, university of applied sciences libraries, and a few specialised libraries. The collecting organisations are specified in the data file.

The collecting organisations compiled the statistical data in accordance with the following standards: ISO 2789 (International library statistics), ISO 11620 (Library performance indicators), ISO 16439 (Methods and procedures for assessing the impact of libraries), and ISO TR 28118 (Performance indicators for national libraries). More information on the data collection can be found in the KITT user guide (available only in Finnish, see Related Materials).

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