52 · ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2007–2008
GEORGE WASHINGTON, cont.
34 Number continues to decrease due to increased availability of journals in electronic format.
1a Volumes held 30 June 2007 revised to 681,657.
4 Total number of unduplicated current serials titles received, including periodicals, is approximately 2,300.
15c,21 Increase reflects change in accounting practice and deferred 2006–2007 purchases pending appointment of Collections Manager.
Library branches not included: University of Hawaii at Manoa Library (main); William S. Richardson School of Law Library.
1a Volumes held 30 June 2007 revised to 133,916.
4ai Include counting individual titles in databases (e.g., ScienceDirect), for which there is a record in the OPAC.
Library branches included: Libraries of the Health Sciences in Chicago, Rockford, Peoria and Urbana.
Library branches not included: Richard J. Daley Library, Science Library.
9-11 Figure included in main library (Daley) 2007–2008 ARL Statistics.
16 The Library of the Health Sciences reported $36,268 spent on contract binding during 2007–2008. This question has been marked UA/
NA so that the subtotals from the medical library correcting aggregate in the 2007–2008 ARL statistics publication (note contract
binding (16) is marked UA/NA in the main library survey— see 2007–2008 ARL Statistics).
35 Figure reported for 2006–2007 were incorrect. 39,349 was the correct figure for 2006–2007.
38-42 Included in main library report (see 2007–2008 ARL Statistics).
1 86 e-books included in count: Ovid, StatRef and 9 miscellaneous.
1a Volumes held 30 June 2007 revised to 278,471.
Library branches included: Dykes Medical Center Library.
1bii We went through a systematic project in 2006–2007 to remove materials. The numbers for 2007–2008 reflect more normal levels of
15a Funds reallocated from monograph purchases to support serials.
17a Added staff as a consequence of several successful grant applications.
17c Temporary “bump” in student funding, some of which was used to pay for night supervisors.
26c See comments for (17c).
34 In the past we were only reporting print holding to Docline. As our print collection was reduced (see comments to (1bii)) so were our
lending requests. We have started to add our online holding to Docline.
4a Total represents print journals only. Medical Center e-journals are included in Main Library total (see 2007–2008 ARL Statistics).
4ai Unable to produce a separate total for Medical Center Library e-journals. Health Science e-journals are included in the total submitted
for the Main Library (see 2007–2008 ARL Statistics).
4bi-4bii Not able to break out separate total for Health Sciences. Included in total submitted for Main Library (see 2007–2008 ARL statistics).
All health science libraries are included.
Library branches included: Life Sciences Library and Osler Library (History of Medicine).
4ai Statistics by location for e-journals are not kept.
4bii These freely accessible serials are only in print format.