QUESTION NUMBER NOTES
(15d) $220,720; (15) $11,894,446; (16) $271,302; (17a) $7,079,321; (17b) $10,109,730; (17c) $55,156; (17)
$17,244,207; (19) $1,461,090; (20) $30,871,045; (21) $294,467; (22) $4,746,921; (23a) $141,323; (23b) $0;
(24) $860,675; (25) $149,410.
27 Figure revised in order to follow the instructions more closely.
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY
All figures are as of September 30, 2005. Volumes held September 30, 2004 revised to 2,396,472.
4.a Figure accurately reflects NAL purchasing during 2004‐05.
15.a Decrease due to budget limitations; NAL chose to expend fewer funds on monographs in 2004‐05.
27 Total includes library reference and information center service points, plus special collections,
AgNIC, Current Awareness Literature Service, and invasive species information.
29 Number of library presentations includes demonstrations during exhibits.
35 The large decrease is attributable to the increasing availability of articles available electronically in
full text via the libraryʹs DigiTop digital desktop library, which has replaced the need for
document delivery in many cases.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
All figures are as of September 30, 2005.
Volumes held June 30, 2004 revised to 2,669,484 to reflect inclusion of Early English Books Online
Increase due to the purchase of more electronic serials over the past few years.
7‐9 Figures unavailable for Law Library.
Includes Centennial Science & Engineering Library, Fine Arts Library, Parish Memorial Library,
Zimmerman Library, Bunting Visual Resources Library, Tireman Library, and Native American
Library. Excludes Gallup Branch Campus Library, Los Alamos Branch Campus Library, Taos
Branch Campus Library, Valencia Branch Campus Library.
12 Decrease due to deaccessioning.
13 2003‐04 data incorrect.
15.a Decrease due to bond funds not available this year and budgetary constraints.
15.b Increase due to revision of coding for identification of electronic serials.
15.c Increase due to purchase of digital backfiles with bond funds.
15.d Decrease due to changes in vendor billing cycles.
17.c Decrease due to budgetary constraints.
25 Increase due to new consortium, added delivery charges, and an increase in loaned items.
All figures are as of August 31, 2005, and include Bobst, IFA, REI & Courant Libraries. Volumes
held revised to 3,871,739 due to a correction of 150,000 e‐book packages in 2003‐04 and a further
addition of 64,854 e‐book packages in 2004‐05.
23.a, 23.b Figures include Law, Medical, and Dental libraries only.
NEW YORK PUBLIC
4.b Acquisitions Division undertook assessment of serials received, resulting in more accurate count.