50 · ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2006–2007
Question
Number
Footnote
HAWAII
Excludes the Hamilton Library, School of Law Library, and the Sinclair Library.
1 Includes 4,189 e‑books purchased via STAT!Ref, OvidBooks, MDConsult, ebrary, and PsycBOOKS.
25 Nearly all of the interlibrary loans for Health Sciences Library users are processed by the main campus library, Hamilton
Library.
HOWARD
4b New inventory of electronic serials not purchased.
ILLINOIS, CHICAGO
Includes: Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) Chicago, LHS Peoria, LHS Rockford, LHS‑ Urbana.
Excludes: Richard J. Daley Library, Science Library.
34-35 Figures unavailable for all institutions with which UIC has reciprocal borrowing privileges. I‑Share statistics for health
sciences branches not included.
INDIANA
1a Volumes held June 30, 2006 revised to 275,841.
IOWA
1, 2 Moved from physical to bibliographic counting.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2006 revised to 296,600.
4 Any shared titles between Law and Main or Health Sciences are being counted with Law.
12-13 Moved from physical to bibliographic counting.
17a Including programming staff that support the Libraries but not directly from Libraries’ budget.
19 Including equipment costs that support the Libraries but not directly from Libraries’ budget.
24 Including hard/software costs that support the Libraries but not directly from Libraries’ budget.
26b Fewer graduate assistants due to grants ending; number of merit positions eliminated; includes 3 FTE programmers who
support the Libraries but not directly from Libraries’ budget.
26c Using fewer student employees.
33 Removed Main/Branch/Health Sciences intra‑library circulation numbers.
35 Decrease due to new software, ILLiad, which counts transactions differently than Clio software.
KANSAS
1b.i Some systematic weeding of collections was performed in 2006-07, so withdrawal figure went up.
2 More resources were committed to monographic acquisitions in 2006-07.
4a, 4b Change between 2005-06 and 2006-07 reflects new methodology for reporting this information.
15b Supplementary funding from administration was received in 2006-07 which allowed greater expenditures on current
serials.
17a Removed two positions in 2006-07 which, while considered professional staff, were not actually librarians.
17c Cut student hours to reflect a decrease in the need for their services in 2006-07.
26a Added one grant funded position in 2006-07.
32-33 Used a different data source in 2006-07 to obtain this information.
LOUISIANA STATE    
17c, 26c Could not find any to hire this year.    
26a One retirement this year.
MCMASTER    
All figures are as of 04/30/2007.
15-25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (15) $1,511,670; (15a) $178,909; (15b) $1,279,348; (15c) $0; (15d) $53,413;
(16) $13,957; (17) $1,361,511; (17a) $566,021; (17b) $749,797; (17c) $45,693; (19) $158,766; (20) $3,045,904; (21) $352,732; (22)
$1,105,525; (23a) $25,000; (23b) $0; (24) $40,000; (25) $56,000.
MIAMI    
8 Medical library computer files are included in (13), audiovisual materials.
13 All audiovisual materials (10 13) and computer files (8) are reported in (13) for medical library.
17a Excludes medical library director’s salary.
31a Medical library educational transactions are sampled and non‑educational non‑directional transactions are counted.
36-42 Institutional‑level data reported in ARL Statistics.
MICHIGAN
Included are the Taubman Medical Library, the Dentistry Library and the Public Health Library and Informatics, all of the
Ann Arbor campus.
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