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Key figures

per 31. Dezember

Finances (figures in CHF) 2019 2018 2017
Effective personnel costs 3,01 Mio. 3,34 Mio. 3,35 m 
Budget Specialist literature resources 1, 70 Mio. 1,64 Mio. 1,63 m 
Personnel 2019 2018 2017
Employees excl. trainees and interns 29 27 32
Job percentages 2'200 2'090 2'430
Trainees 3 4 5
Academic interns 1 1 1
Services 2019 2018 2017 
Loans in Alma 9'778 11'347 10'250
Inter-library loans 549 711 775
Service editions* 6'204 3'767 2'495
Documentations 388 454 616
Managed periodical subscriptions** 2'821 2'776 3'178
Guided tours / Training courses 37 15 13 
Events 15 7
Physical resources 2019 2018 2017 
Monographs 653'970 649'181 647'990
Periodicals 7'790 7'770 7'728
Total physical resources 661'760 656'951 655'718
Electronic resources  
Alexandria library network (BiG incl.)
2019 2018 2017
E-journals / e-books 53'437 47'637 24'433
Digitized photographs 9'921 9'883 9'829
Physical resources
Alexandria library network
2019 2018 2017 
Monographs 920'060 904'406 899'814
Periodicals 18'064 18'012 17'794
Total physical resources 938'124 922'418 917'608
Alexandria library network 2019 2018 2017 
Partner libraries 19 18 18
Search queries in catalog 98'201 134'489 98'429

*Service editions: specialist literature purchased by the BiG for the federal administration departments which special agreement (excluding periodicals) and delivered to the employees.

**Managed periodical subscriptions: For the BiG, the Federal Administration and the Swiss Armed Forces which special agreement

Annual reports BiG 2011-2016


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