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National College of Ireland


Library Reports: Library Reports

Annual Report 2018/19

Data at a glance 2018/19


Data and Statistics 2017 at a Glance



Total Print Book Stock


Print Books added


Average Print Book Cost


DawsonEra Electronic Books


Most popular print business book

Kehoe, M. (2013), Organisational Behaviour 2nd ed., Dublin : Gill & Macmillan : Loaned 798 times

Most popular print computer book

Pallant, J. (2011) SPSS Survival Guide 6th ed.

Most popular Safari ebook

EMC (2012). Information Storage & Management, ed. S Gnanasundaram & A. Shrivastava (2nd ed.)

Loaned 2150 times

Most popular DawsonEra ebook

Mintzberg, H., San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2009

Loaned 767 times

Total Number  Electronic Journals

110,000 to 120,000 titles

Fulltext Databases

42 of 44 subscribed databases are fulltext

Items in TRAP (IR)


Hours delivering information skills

   790 hours

   Library Staff FTE

10 FTE : 2PTE

   Library Opening Hours

Opened for 3,173 hours in 2017

Average of 63.46 hours per week.

   Study Spaces


   Library Size


[Library General Study Area 210m²; Bookstacks 210m²;  Adaptive Technology Room 30m²; Community Access Room 20m²; Student Study Commons 40m²; Circulation Desk; 88m²; Rolling Stack/Workroom 31m²;]

Library Assistant