La circulación de libros en la Biblioteca de la Universidad de León (España)

  1. Blanca Rodríguez Bravo
  2. Francisco Jesús Rodríguez Sedano
Investigación bibliotecológica

ISSN: 0187-358X

Year of publication: 2019

Volume: 33

Issue: 80

Pages: 173-194

Type: Article

DOI: 10.22201/IIBI.24488321XE.2019.80.58026 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Scopus Cited by: 0 (29-03-2023)
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JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2019
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.35
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 0.263
  • Article influence score: 0.038
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: INFORMATION SCIENCE & LIBRARY SCIENCE Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 77/87 (Ranking edition: SSCI)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2019
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.211
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Library and Information Sciences Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 142/262


  • Social Sciences: B

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2019
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 0.7
  • Area: Library and Information Sciences Percentile: 38

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2019
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.12
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: INFORMATION SCIENCE & LIBRARY SCIENCE Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 134/164


Abstract The aim of this research was to determine the circulation of materials held in the University of León’s (ULe) library in order to identify: loan trends; the main users of the collection, and the types of document most frequently loaned. The major interest was to find out the relevance of the book as an information resource. We found that the size of the collection in relation to the number of users was adequate, that the circulation of the collection was relatively low, although with notable differences between libraries, and that loans, as well as the collection are dominated by printed books.

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