FOI Request Library Books

Request 101001700485

Please would you provide me with:

1. A record of all books taken out across your library network in the 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 financial year (to date).

Please include:

a) the ISBN of the book
b) the title
c) the number of times it was loaned out in each year
d) whether the book is fiction or non-fiction

Response 15-01-2018

1. Table Below with total number of books issues within the requested time periods.

Book Issues

2015/16

Adult Fiction Adult Non Fiction Junior Fiction Junior Non Fiction Total
210,619 63,209 103,648 24,065 401,541

 

 

2016/17

Adult Fiction Adult Non Fiction Junior Fiction Junior Non Fiction Total
200,666 61,009 98,961 23,059 383,695

 

2017/18 to 31 December, 2017

Adult Fiction Adult Non Fiction Junior Fiction Junior Non Fiction Total
149,528 43,076 72,045 15,547 280,196

 

a) This information is not included in the standard reports that we run therefore this information is exempt under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Excessive cost of compliance. The amount of information requested is very large and would involve interrogating over 200 Thousand records which would exceed the time/cost limit set by the SIC.

b) his information is not included in the standard reports that we run therefore this information is exempt under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Excessive cost of compliance. The amount of information requested is very large and would involve interrogating over 200 Thousand records which would exceed the time/cost limit set by the SIC.

c) his information is not included in the standard reports that we run therefore this information is exempt under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Excessive cost of compliance. The amount of information requested is very large and would involve interrogating over 200 Thousand records which would exceed the time/cost limit set by the SIC.

d) Included in the table above.

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