Universität Bonn

University and State Library

Figures + Facts

about the University’s library system.
Last updated: 31.12.2021

Number of libraries

58 USL + decentralised libraries

Inventory evidence in bonnus

2,754,000 USL
1,967,000 decentralised libraries
4,721,000 in total
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© Bernadett Yehdou/ Universität Bonn

Bonn University and State library

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© Frank Homann / Universität Bonn

Collections

2,357,000 books and journal volumes
4,225 current journals in printed form
27,751 licensed electronic journals via online access

On-site use

21,047 registered readers
216,358 loans including renewals
1,004 study spaces in the reading rooms and group work area
125 PC study spaces
112 hours open per week

Special service

2,073 participants in the training sessions
5,656 active courses on eCampus
2,436,000 € expenditures for literature
103.07 members of staff
17,000 square metres of main usable area in two library buildings
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© Barbara Frommann / Universität Bonn
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© Frank Homann / Universität Bonn

Decentralised libraries

Together with the subject and faculty libraries, the USL provides literature and information for the University of Bonn. In addition to the media available in the USL, the 56 decentralised libraries store the following collections:

2,761,000 books and periodicals
2,883

printed serials


Contact

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Anne Meinke

+49 228 73-9526

+49 228 73-7546

Adenauerallee 33

53113 Bonn

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