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30 3,547 additional students (not included in this number) participated in our online asynchronous library orientation.
1a Volumes held June 30, 2007 revised to 3,636,191. Revised total: 98,481 e-books added to June 30, 2007 total.
2 136,277 volumes of an ECCO e-books package were purchased during 2007–2008, but have not been included in this count.
4ai Total includes medical library e-journals.
4bi–4bii Includes law and medical serials.
4biv Unable to de-duplicate government documents total for varying formats.
42 This is a significant decrease from 2006–2007.
All figures are as of 05/31/2008.
There are no separate law and medical libraries. The data for these sections are included in the main library statistics.
15–25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (15a) $2,734,064; (15b) $7,396,666; (15c) $156,669; (15d) $192,253; (15) $10,479,652; (16)
$77,024; (17a) $4,348,480; (17b) $5,914,892; (17c) $48,826; (17) $10,312,198; (19) $613,458; (20) $21,482,332; (21) $470,395; (22) $5,255,210; (23a)
$0; (23b) $0; (24) $0; (25) $55,177.
25 Since VDX software installation, we have cancelled our subscription to two databases.
All figures are as of 31/03/2008.
1 No inventory has been conducted recently. The only data currently available is the total number of bibliographic notices (pieces). At
this time, no estimate could be prepared to determine the corresponding number of volumes.
15–25 Expenditures as reported in Canadian dollars: (15a) $782,529; (15b) $454,764; (15c) $449,652; (15d) $134,131; (15) $1,824,076; (16) $0;
(17a) $53,153,654; (17b) $23,344,623; (17c) $712,012; (17) $77,210,289; (19) $0; (20) $79,034,365; (21) $0; (22) $38,848; (23a) $0; (23b) $0; (24)
$15,021,628; (25) $11,307.
All figures are as of 09/30/2008.
Library branches included: Library Services (i.e. Library of Congress general and special-format collections); Law Library of
Congress is included, and is so footnoted (in instances for which statistics cannot be separated).
Library branches not included: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
1 Figures are for volumes held as of Sept. 30, 2008. Total does not include 2,610,704 volumes held in the Law Library of Congress.
1a Figure revised from 29,864,066 reported in 2006–2007 to 29,775,178.
1b This figure excludes Law Library of Congress.
4bi Titles accessed via EZB consortium are counted with “freely accessible” in (4bii).
4bii Includes titles to which the Library of Congress (LC) has access through its membership in the Elektronische Zeitumgen Bibliothek
4biii Includes serial titles forwarded to the LC permanent collections from the US Copyright Office, estimated at 7,000 in 2006–2007
(estimated because of copyright transition to new automated system).
4biv Government documents serial are included in count of serial titles received but not purchased (4) (i.e. not counted separately).
15d Includes $73,500 from materials funds to pay for bibliographic representatives in Greece, China, and West African countries;
$165,800 in payments to OCLC, Inc. for FirstSearch and reading room access to WorldCat; and $1,670 FEDLINK fee (this amount is
7.75% of $21,554, the portion of LC’s FirstSearch expenditure that is paid through FEDLINK).
16 Includes binding contracts administered by the Library’s overseas offices. For 2006–2007, LC figure should be corrected to 1,742,141.
24 Estimate pending final figures. Expenditure is expected to be lower than in 2006–2007, when an operating system upgrade of 5,100
Library workstations commenced.
25 Also reported under Miscellaneous Materials Expenditures (15d) and Bibliographic Utilities (23).
26a Permanent staff are reported as “Professional” or “Support staff” only within the Library Services service unit. All other staff are
reported as “Professional,” including financial staff, human resources specialists, and information technology staff.
29 Slight decrease from 2006–2007, when LC offered many tours during the ALA Annual Conference held in Washington, DC. Also, in
2007–2008 LC initiated the self-guided Library of Congress Experience.
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