Milestones

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau, US Transcendentalist author

 

Library Sector (1 July 2005 - 30 June 2006)

Donations

Arabic

Material Type

Total Donations

Percentage of Total Donations

Books

9,109

42.8%

Maps

5

0.0%

Multimedia

133

0.6%

Other

416

2.0%

Total Arabic Donations

 

9,663

45.4%

Non-Arabic

Books

9,600

45.1%

Maps

20

0.1%

Multimedia

1,602

7.5%

Other

415

1.9%

Total Non-Arabic Donations

 

11,637

54.6%

Total Donations

 

21,300

100%

 

 

 

 

 

Library Acquisitions - Monographs

Library Acquisition Type

Total Value

Percentage Value

Total Number of Items

Percentage Items

Main Library

1,300,080.00

76.7%

3,627

39.9%

Multimedia Library

97,341.05

5.7%

382

4.2%

Children Library

78,327.03

4.6%

2,508

27.6%

Young People Library

200,722.10

11.8%

2,481

27.3%

Taha Hussein Library

345.00

0.0%

42

0.5%

Staff Tools

17,911.66

1.1%

58

0.6%

Total

EGP 1,694,726.84

100%

9,098

100%

Acquisitions by Language - Monographs

Language

Total Value

Percentage Value

Total Number of Items

Percentage Items

Arabic

143,894.12

8.5%

4,352

47.8%

English

1,444,352.00

85.2%

4,111

45.2%

French

81,539.55

4.8%

524

5.8%

German

15,064.05

0.9%

16

0.2%

Latin

5,764.83

0.3%

43

0.5%

Other

4,112.29

0.2%

52

0.6%

Total

1,694,726.84

100%

9,098

100%

 

 

 

 

 

BA Collection

Physical Materials

Number of Volumes in Open Stacks

228,666

Number of Volumes in Closed Stacks

28,567

Number of Volumes Under Processing

71,367

Depository Collection (including audiovisual)

13,214

Number of Theses

33,807

Multimedia Material

15,856

Number of Print Scholarly Journals

1,215

Daily Newspaper/Magazine Titles

90

Volumes Withdrawn from the Collection (for their physical status)

55,000

Total Physical BA Collection (Library Sector)

447,782

Rare books

10,242

Special Collection

25,069

Manuscripts

4,629

Microfilm

612

Total Physical BA Collection ( Manuscripts Center )

40,552

TOTAL PHYSICAL BA COLLECTION

488,334

Electronic Materials

Online Databases

31

 

Commercial

 

22

 

 

Government

9

 

Electronic Journals

~25,000

Electronic Books (ebrary)

~20,000

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Memberships

Type

Annual

Monthly

Summer

Total

Main Library

8412

492

 

8904

Children's Library

728

31

244

1003

Young People's Library

847

49

129

1025

Taha Hussein Library

277

 

 

277

Total

10,264

572

373

11,209

Total Number of Questions in Reference Services

Type

Number of Questions

Bibliographical Search

129,560

Ready Reference Questions

46,000

Directional Questions

103,930

Computer Usage

3,600

Total

283,090