26.b There was a reorganization of the unit, due to retirements, that resulted in a consolidation of services and thus a
drop in FTE.
29 There were fewer requests for instructional services during 2005‐06.
32 Due to the construction in the areas around both libraries, library patrons maximized their visits to the library,
thus raising the number of initial circulations.
34 The drop in lending is attributed to greater availability of resources at other libraries due to open access for
Volumes held June 30, 2005 revised to 299,398.
4 Increase due to increased collections and from corrections to 2004‐05 data.
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Unless otherwise noted, all answers include both the UCSD Biomedical Library and the UCSD Medical Center
1.b.ii Extensive weeding project because the library was returning to a space that had undergone a 2 year renovation.
2 Includes 565 e‐books.
3 The print monographic volume count is physical; the e‐book count is bibliographic.
4.a Includes monographic and publishers series. Includes all formats. Includes electronic databases subscribed to
15.b Includes monographs and publisher series as well as all formats and electronic databases with annual
15.c Figure was deducted from serials. The expense is Auto Digest and Journal Citation Reports microfiche.
23.b Figure is an estimate, using the percentage of the total library budget for BML/MCL/Pharmacy x CDL (California
Digital Library) support.
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2 In addition to the number of monographic volumes purchased (211), the medical library has access to an
additional 363 e‐books that are reported with the Main Libraryʹs data.
4.b 2004‐05 figure included consortia e‐journals that were reported in the main library statistics. 2005‐06 figure
includes 4,465 e‐journals that are reported in the main libraryʹs statistics.
John Crerar Library is a central science library with a biomedical collection for health sciences. Many numbers are
percentages as a result. Data for the ARL survey are matched as closely as possible to data compiled and reported
for the Association of Academic Health Sciences Librariesʹ (AAHSL) Annual Statistics of Medical School Libraries
in the United States and Canada.
13 Past figures probably reflected non‐health science videos.
15.b Figure includes non‐biomedical content in 2005‐06, leading to an increase in this figure.
15.c Database expenditures previously reported here are now included in Serials Expenditures (15b).
16 This represents a decrease in both the receipts of print copies of journal issues, and the resulting drop in binding of
17 Figure represents expenditures for all science library staff, not just health sciences‐related percentages which were
reported in previous years.
24 Figure was calculated as a percentage of overall library expenditures, in consultation with a library IT manager.