Table 1: Holdings by type of material

Collection 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Total 6,143,897 6,236,461 6,350,143  6,496,772  6,582,491
Manuscripts (metres) 2 14,484 14,771 15,124 15,506  15,868
Monographs
(including microforms, electronic media & ephemera)
3,116,098 3,211,599 3,295,006  3,343,828  3,390,631
Serials,
Current
41,831 40,638 39,276 37,587  37,594
Serials,
Non-current
160,030 162,228 164,806 167,651  168,625
Total serials (including newspapers) 1 201,861 202,866 204,082 205,238  206,219
Oral History recordings  18,253 18,754 19,369 20,106  21,137
Music scores 204,079 213,392 217,976 220,486  226,468
Pictures 858,936 865,257 867,771 943,190  945,426
Maps 684,141 688,580 693,690 697,215  701,898
Aerial photographs 860,231 861,763 861,763 861,767  861,767
Digitised collection items
162,365 174,250 190,486 204,942  228,945

1. Figures reflect number of titles rather than number of issues.
2. The number of manuscript items in the collection equates to 150 per metre. For 2013-14 this equates to 2,380,200 items.

Table 2: Number of records in the online catalogue

As at the end of 2013-14, 92.4% of the collection is catalogued and searchable through the online catalogue.
Note: one catalogue record can cover several collection items, so there is no direct correlation between the numbers in Tables 1 and 2.

Collection 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Total 4,214,331 4,507,515 4,883,609 5,025,283  5,137,569
Monographs 3,511,738 3,783,833 4,142,836 4,252,317  4,298,692
Serials 300,156 299,860 302,813 289,352  334,069
Manuscripts 17,224 17,432 18,192 18,478  18,709
Oral history 14,373 15,522 15,971 16,054  18,041
Music scores 106,936 113,515 118,175 136,054  137,663
Pictures 157,190 167,311 172,422 196,076  212,686
Maps 106,714 110,042 113,200 114,621  116,151