120 · ARL Statistics 2007–2008
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 11,482,565.
The Law Library was included in this years (2007–2008) ARL Statistics.
The Medical Library was not included.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 8,552,806.
1bi Includes corrected e-book count.
4 2007–2008 is first year that comprehensive de-duping of print and electronic titles were reported.
24 Library purchases computer hardware on a three-year revolving basis.
27 Library in process of interpreting definition of service point.
Library branches included: Art, Biological Sciences, Business, Geoscience, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Engineering, Music and
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 4,791,330.
17a Includes programming staff that support libraries but not paid directly from libraries’ budgets.
19 Including equipment costs that support libraries but not paid directly from libraries’ budgets.
24 Including hard/software costs that support libraries but not paid directly from libraries’ budgets.
Library branches included: Statistical data from the Main Library and Veterinary Medical Library, plus three reading rooms
(Design, Physical Sciences, and Math) are included in the Main Library figures.
10 Cartographic count dropped from 108,543 in 2006–2007 to 98,676 in 2007–2008. This was due to a weeding project in the Map Room
prior to its merge into the new Media Center.
Library branches included: Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Welch Medical Library, R.E. Gibson Library Applied Physics Laboratory,
Bologna Center, Institute of the History of Medicine, Arthur Friedheim Library and J. Peabody Institute Archives, SAIS Mason
Library, Washington Centers.
1a Volumes held 30 June 2007 revised to 3,724,594.
16 Amount reported for 2007–2008 in contract printing was understated by $5,335 due to an error, which will be corrected in a
subsequent reporting period.
Includes Regents Center Library, Edwards Campus (Overland Park, Kansas).
Excludes University of Kansas School of Medicine Farha Library in Wichita, Kansas.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 4,191,836.
4a Expansion of existing and acquisition of new licensed full-text databases.
4b New process and method of reporting, so not comparable with years prior to 2007–2008.
15c 2007–2008 non-book materials: $134K, one-time electronic resource purchases: $873K.
16 Amount reported for 2007–2008 in contract printing was overstated by $13,423 due to recording error, which will be corrected in a
subsequent reporting period.
Included are Kent State branches (Ashtabula, Geauga, East Liverpool, Salem, Stark, Trumbull, and Tuscarawas) and campus
libraries: Architecture, Chemistry/Physics, Fashion, Map, Mathematics/Computer science, Music.
4 Serial titles are not deduplicated.
4a, 15b The numbers reported represent an estimate and are not deduplicated. Serials have been difficult to deduplicate by title rather than
by subscription since serials now come in multiple and differing formats. This estimate in serial titles has resulted in an increased
number of serials, but a reduction in the expenditures for serials. Thus, our unit price for serials purchased may be unrealistically
29 Library orientation “tour” is now offered online, asynchronously, and is not included in this count.