QUESTION NUMBER NOTES
7 Totals for past few years had been reported as if volumes rather than pieces. 2004‐05 figure has
been converted to piece count as per instructions.
15.d Includes Law and Health Sciences libraries only; Main Library data unavailable.
21 Previous yearsʹ totals have been significantly under‐reported by not including electronic backfiles.
22 Figure reflects the change in billing for primary format of many serial subscriptions, now having
electronic as primary format with print as the add‐on.
24 Increase due to increase in computer hardware and software purchased for grant‐funded projects.
32 Includes Music/Media Library and Chemistry Library as well as Theology (no data was reported
4.a Increase due to first year electronic serial counts being available and reported.
33 Main library closed for renovation.
38 Figure reflects UF Common Data Set, which may not be comparable to previous years.
Includes Strozier Library (Main), Dirac Science Library, College of Law Library, College of
Medicine Library, Allen Music Library, Goldstein Information Science Library, Panama City ARC,
Panama Branch Campus Library, and Ringling Museum Library.
1.b Decrease due to the purchase of e‐books in 2003‐04 that was not repeated in 2004‐05.
1.b Decrease due to a major weeding project in 2003‐04.
1.b.ii Main Library withdrew 8,204 in 2004‐05 during inventory.
2 Eckles library switched approval vendors; the transition delayed purchase and receipt of
4 Main Library erroneously reported this figure as 12,005 for a 2003‐04 correction. In 2004‐05, Main
Library increased access to the number of electronic journals via SFX, taking advantage of ʺfree or
nearly free with print.ʺ
6 Main Library did not count individual rolls of microfilm and individual sheets of microfiche for
government document serials prior to 2004‐05. Other serials on microfilm and microfiche were
counted by individual titles. This is being resolved for 2005‐06.
10 The large number in 2003‐04 was due to the Main Library clearing out a large backlog of
15.b Main Library used a new methodology to run a retrospective report on serials expenditures (paper
and electronic), which resulted in the 2003‐04 total being revised to $2,951,733. 2004‐05 figure
includes the cost of FirstSearch and Lexis‐Nexis.
15.c For 2004‐05, Media expenditures for the Main Library were aggregated in with the monograph
15.d Main Libraryʹs expenditures for FirstSearch and Lexis‐Nexis are counted in serials and electronic
19 Includes an expenditure of $358,157 for cost recovery, special projects and grants, and temp
services staff. FTE for temp services staff is reported in (26).
21 Includes mostly one‐time purchases and excludes serials.
24 In 2004, Main Library implemented a spending freeze on IT purchases to address a budget
shortfall. The freeze on IT purchases ended in 2004‐05.