17th August 2010
Dear C.D Fahey
Thank you for your request for information concerning library statistics. Please find the
information below on page 2.
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The following library information relates to the Brynmor Jones Library located on
the Hull Campus
1. The library opening hours during term time
With effect from next semester, the opening hours will be 7 to midnight Monday to Friday
and 9 to midnight Saturday and Sunday.
2. How many students are employed by the library & the average hours worked by
students employed in the library
The Library currently employs 9 students working 14 hours per week.
3. The library budget
The latest year for which library budget figures are available is 2008/09
Total expenditure was £3,633,436.
This breaks down as follows:
£1,804,384 expenditure on staff;
£1,580,404 information provision and access – i.e. purchase of/access to library resources
(print and online);
£142,869 expenditure on equipment;
£105,779 other expenditure.
4. The number of registered students in the University
The number of registered students at the University is 23165
. This includes students
studying on both Scarborough and Hull campuses.