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Facts and Figures

Learn more about our collection, our facilities, infrastructure as well as our library equipment.

 

Primary subject fields

  • Business Administration and Economics
  • Law
  • Additional collection areas such as Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Education, Philosophy, History, Information Technology, Mathematics, Linguistics and Literature.

All documents can be accessed and ordered through HSGswisscovery.

Collection

     
  2019 2020 2021
Printed books, journal volumes, non-books 571'435 561’068  565'682
E-Books 181'337 257’691  303'965
Printed journal subscriptions 796 799  757
E-Journals (licensed) 71'468 101’210  110'044
       

Usage / Infrastructure

     
  2019 2020 2021 
Active users 8’303 6’846 7'587
Items borrowed 78'893 54’165 36'780 
Interlibrary loan, shipping coiurier books, mail delivery 5'287 8'664 6'574
Copy jobs 771 1'826 1'441 
       
Databases accesses* 13'710’874 566'421 419'066
E-Books full-text accesses* 1'734’629 195'768 191'515
E-Journals full-text accesses* 414’592 661'915 703'837

*from 2020, the use of e-resources will be surveyed according to a new method according to the Federal Statistical Office.

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CH-9000 St.Gallen
+41 71 224 22 70
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