Annual Library Statistics

1. Does the library service complete annual library statistics to be sent to CIPFA? And specifically, have these been completed for the financial year 2020/2021?  Yes 2. If the answer to the above is Yes, please include a copy of … Continue reading

IT support for Devon Libraries website

The following questions relate to the IT services that support and deliver the devonlibraries.org.uk website. 1. Is this website supported and delivered solely by Libraries Unlimited? Yes. 2. If the answer to question 1 is ‘No’, what organisation is the … Continue reading

Library books borrowed and fines

What were the total number of books borrowed by library users during: a) 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019  1,590,526 b) 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 1,602,778 c) 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021 442,923 What … Continue reading

Library Radio Frequency Infrastructure

“With regard to your Library Radio Frequency IDentification infrastructure, please fill in the table below:- Brand / Model / Device Name Year Purchased Number Purchased Self Service Kiosk RFID Gates Book Sorter Self Check 400 Information not held 63 Information … Continue reading

Library computer use charges

A. The name and address of each library run by the local authority. Please use the information on the following link – Devon Libraries – Our Libraries. Libraries in the Devon County Council area are commissioned by Devon County Council … Continue reading

Libraries Unlimited contract

Can you provide me with the following information please? 1) Value of the contract to run Devon County Council’s libraries awarded to Libraries Unlimited for each of the five years of the contract awarded. Please see the table below: 2016/17 … Continue reading

Issues of E-Books, E-Magazines and E-Audiobooks

“In the agenda report for the Corporate Infrastructure Scrutiny Committee on Thursday 26 September 2019,  (webcast), Dr Virginia Pearson told scrutiny that ‘e-books were up 25%, e-magazines 87% an e-audiobooks 58%. The e-Library is second to Exeter library in terms … Continue reading