ARL STATISTICS, 2004-05
Footnotes may also include errata and corrections to data from prior years not previously reported. Numbers in parentheses refer to columns in
Library Data Tables and to Questionnaire numbers.
QUESTION NUMBER NOTES
All figures are as of September 30, 2005, and include University Libraries (Gorgas, Business,
Education, Special Collections, Science & Engineering), Map, Social Work, and Communications
libraries. Volumes held September 30, 2004 revised to 2,466,978 to include pre‐1996 government
documents volumes added to catalog during 2004‐05.
1 Includes government documents since 1996 and a portion of the pre‐1996 government documents
2 Law Library purchased a PDF set with one‐time funding.
6 Includes government documents.
15.b Decrease reflects change in renewal cycle.
15.c Includes only Map Library; other libraries do not separate expenditures for audiovisual materials
15.d Includes Center for Research Libraries membership.
17.b Increase due to additional staff, hiring at higher salary, and raises.
19 Includes bibliographic utilities, memberships (except CRL), and literature searching.
21 Includes purchase of e‐books; in 2003‐04 also included purchase of backfiles.
22 Increase due to moving major publisherʹ packages from print and electronic to electronic only.
26.a Reclassification moved staff from professional to support.
All figures are as of March 31, 2005. Volumes held June 30, 2004 revised to 6,027,270 to include e‐
book titles held as at end of March, 2004.
1.b.i Includes 81,409 e‐book titles added in 2004‐05. Excludes 1,811 e‐book titles purchased for
2 Past figures were inaccurately reported. Precise number of monographs purchased from 2000‐01
onward is unavailable; all monographs purchased are included in gross volumes added (1.b.i)
4 Includes government documents.
7 Included in Microform Units (6).
15‐25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian Dollars: (15a) $5,368,076; (15b) $9,794,761; (15c) $0; (15d)
$694,766; (15) $15,857,603; (16) $117,796; (17a) $5,743,088; (17b) $9,166,184; (17c) $1,001,858; (17)
$15,911,130; (19) $1,567,792; (20) $33,454,321; (21) $969,687; (22) $6,933,922; (23a) U/A; (23b) U/A;
(24) U/A; (25) U/A.
15.c Cannot be disaggregated from monograph expenditures (15a) and serial expenditures (15b).
15.d Includes GST (Goods and Services Tax), postage, courier, and supplies expenditures, as well as
membership expenditures not already paid through the materials budget.
17 Excludes Fringe benefits.
21 Includes one‐time monograph fund purchases of electronic periodical backfiles.
26.c Figure based on actual hours worked. Prior to 2000‐01, figures were based on hours hired to work.
33 Includes Journal Loans.