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Concept selected: Useful built area of the library

Definition

This will include the surface areas a of all of the service points of which the Administrative Unit is comprised.
- Total useful built area: The whole of the area of which the library is comprised. In the case that the library shares the building with another institution, or with the institution on which it depends, only the total useful built area of the library will be indicated.
- Useful built area for library use: The useful built area for library use includes space for readers and areas for reading, stacks and storage areas, staff working areas, service spaces for users, counters, exhibition hall, equipment areas, and all those other spaces used for library services and resources.
It excludes: halls, waiting and rest rooms, staff rest areas, cafeterias, restrooms, lifts, stairways, cloakrooms and occupied spaces for heating or air-conditioning devices.

Source

Libraries. Methodology

Topic

Statistical operations

(enlaces al Inventario de Operaciones Estadísticas)

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