25 Document delivery expenditures decreased due to a significant reduction in the number of document delivery
requests received. This was, in turn, due to the increasing availability of full-text articles through NAL's DigiTop
service, and the implementation of an end-user fee-for-service plan.
29 Includes exhibits.
32 Loan requests decreased due to (1) increasing availability of digital full-text resources and (2) implementation of an
end-user fee-for-service plan.
35 Materials received from other libraries decreased sharply due to increasing availability of digital full-text resources
and implementation of an end-user fee-for-service plan.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
All figures are as of September 30, 2006.
Volumes held June 30, 2005 revised to 3,079,188 to reflect ECCO titles added during 2005-06.
1.b.ii Estimate 30,000 volumes "withdrawn" due to loss in a fire on April 30, 2006. Actual figure not yet determined.
4 Increase due to ILS re-coding project which provided data that was previously irretrievable.
15.c Number of backfiles and other materials vary greatly from year to year.
25 Use of DDS and ILL expanded due to fire.
32 Circulations down due to temporary closure and limited services after initial opening of library after fire.
NEW YORK STATE LIBRARY
All figures are as of March 31, 2006.
Volumes held June 30, 2005 revised to 5,035,331 to include 769,197 e-books, up from the 2004-2005 count of 673,590
due to collections acquired in 2005-06.
2 Increase caused by catch-up of backlogged materials (books previously awaiting selector review have now been
processed and added to the collection). Also, part of large binding credit with vendor was applied to current year
allowing additional materials to be purchased.
4.b Increase due to a growing number of new sources offering open-access publishing and existing sources expanding
11 Brought in large graphics collections to the Tamiment Labor Archives Library.
13 Aggressive conversion of video to DVD.
15.a Increase caused by three factors: 1) Catch-up of backlogged monographs (books previously awaiting selector review
have now been added); 2) Large binding credit with vendor allowed additional materials to be purchased; 3) 2004-
2005 stats were unusually low, thus inflating the variance between the 04-05 and 05-06 years.
15.b Part of the 2004-05 binding credit was applied here, allowing additional materials to be purchased.
15.c Figure reflects far less spent on e-journal backfiles.
16 A large proportion of 2005-06 actual binding services were prepaid in 2004-05.
19 Unusual personnel vacancies within 2005-06 allowed spending for other uses, such as furniture and equipment.
21 Figure reflects far less spent on e-journal backfiles.
22 Figure reflects rapid growth in movement from print to electronic serials.
24 Figure reflects fewer funds allocated for year-end computer equipment purchases.
29 An increased need for instructional programs resulted in more presentations given.
34 New RAPID membership has allowed for improved lending efficiency due to more accurate requests and a
mandatory 24-hour turnaround time.
35 Increase due to RAPID membership, new borrowing privileges for undergraduates, improved discovery methods,
and new academic programs and fields of research.